THIEVES stole a metal gate from a property in Droitwich.
The theft took place between 6pm and 9pm on Wednesday at the entrance to a field in Chatley.
Police say every year tonnes of metal are stolen from homes, businesses, churches, schools and substations, causing disruption and a hefty bill to replace items or repair any damage.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Visit https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/1960/Metal-theft for more information about protecting properties against metal theft.