Beehives stolen in Co Down
Published Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Four beehives, containing their colonies, have been stolen from Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh.
Police are investigating the unusual theft. (© Pacemaker)
The theft occurred at the Co Down park sometime between Monday 15 and Saturday 20 October.
The hives belong to members of the local beekeepers association and have a total value of £500.
The welfare of the insects is the prime concern of the owners, a police statement said.
Anyone with information about the theft or who noticed any unusual activity at the park is asked to contact police.