Posted: Tue 21st Apr 2020

Five bee colonies die after hives trashed and honey stolen in Flintshire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2020

North Wales Police Rural Crime Team have appealed to the public for any information after eight beehives were damaged and honey was stolen in Flintshire.

Officers from the team are investigating the incident which happened in Northop sometime between April 10th and 19th .

The hives were tipped over and honey was stolen, as a result of the damage, five bee colonies died.  

A spokesperson for the North Wales Police Rural Crime Team said, “Whoever has done this must have some knowledge of beekeeping.”

Any information regarding the incident can be passed to North Wales Police direct via the web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx or by phoning 101 quoting reference number 220000229442

 

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