SHOW standard chickens have been cruelly stolen from a boy in Hemsworth.
The six animals were taken between last Wednesday night and Thursday morning from Grove Lane allotments and police are urging anyone with information to come forward.
A male and female white Silky, a male and female buff Orpingtons, a female black Bantum and one Polish brown were taken.
Inspector Geoff Carter from the South East Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “They are sadly missed by the boy and his family so if anyone has any information, please get in touch.”
If anyone has any information, contact police on 01924 295413 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.