The Donkey Sanctuary has had one of its John Deere tractors stolen between 3:30pm on Saturday 25 November and 9:00am on Sunday 26 November.
Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the theft of the John Deere 6220 Loader Tractor, registration number, WA06 FVO.
The tractor has a bucket on the front and a new scraper on the back.
Annie Brown, interim director of rescue and rehoming at The Donkey Sanctuary, says: “We’re incredibly sad that someone has chosen to target The Donkey Sanctuary – our charity provides vital care to rescued donkey and relies entirely on donations from members of the public.”
“We will ensure that the welfare of our donkeys is not affected by this theft, but it does mean that our teams will be under a great deal of unexpected pressure to keep the farm running smoothly, especially at this time of the year when we’re using the tractor to transport the donkeys’ feed and bedding to them every day.”
Anybody that has information regarding the stolen tractor is urged to contact the police on 101 quoting the crime number CR-102901-17.