A HORSE box has been stolen from premises in Water, Rossendale.

Thieves removed the wheel locks and ball locks of the trailer, a silver and white Requisite model, and then drove it away by attaching it to a vehicle.

It was taken overnight on Wednesday from a property in Dean Lane.

The box is marked with the post code OL13 8QR on the roof.

A Rossendale Police spokesman said: “If you saw this horse box being towed on the road, or have any knowledge of its whereabouts, please contact 101 and quote log 175 of 01/05.

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”