Thieves stole 12 gas canisters from a garden centre in Prees.

The items were taken from a security compound at Holly Farm Garden Centre on Whitchurch Road which was broken into overnight between 4.15pm on Sunday, September 3 and 9am the following morning.

Police say the gas canisters were taken across fields in stolen wheelbarrows.

A spokesperson for North Shropshire Police said: “The offenders were possibly disturbed in Manor House Lane and left some items behind.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111 quoting incident reference number 0131s 040917.