Police are investigating after a shotgun was stolen from a farm building in Marchamley last weekend.

The Baikal gun was taken along with two DeWalt drills from the building on Wood Lane.

A spokesperson for North Shropshire police said the theft took place between 5.30pm on Friday, November 24 and 4pm on Monday, November 27, however it is believed it took place on the Friday when the door to the building was ““briefly left unlocked”.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111 quoting incident reference number 0655s 271117.