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Rural crime hits eight-year high

Rural crime is at its highest level for eight years with thieves targeting high value agricultural equipment, according to new figures. The National Farmer's Union says every part of the UK has been affected.

Country crime file: rural crime is at an eight-year high, according to new data

Country crime file: rural crime is at an eight-year high, according to new data

Date - 5th August 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Rural crime has reached record levels with thieves targeting equipment, vehicles and livestock. Research by NFU Mutual revealed rural crime has cost the UK economy £54.3m in 2019. This is an increase of nearly 9 per cent on the previous year...
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