A STOLEN trailer and motorbike have been recovered by officers after being found in a farm in Chipping Norton.

Thames Valley Police’s Rural Crime Taskforce, working in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards, visited the farm in the Chipping Norton area today (January 4).

At the farm, a stolen trailer and red motorbike were found and recovered by the teams.

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Enquiries are now due to take place by the force followed by interviews due to the discovery.

The taskforce was launched in March last year to make Thames Valley a ‘hostile place for those who commit rural crimes’.

It consists of a team of officers, as well as intelligence support, who work with partners, drone units, and the Joint Operations Unit with Hampshire to tackle serious and organised rural crime. 


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

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