FIVE valuable cows were stolen from a farm.

The cows were taken from a farm on Loveclough Road, Loveclough, Rossendale between 9pm on Thursday January 20 and 9am the following morning.

A police spokesperson said: “These heifers are high value banded Galloways and Herefords and are easily identifiable.”

They added: “We would ask the public to please check CCTV in that area for any suspicious activity or vehicles, also, if any new livestock appear in any local fields.”

Anyone with any information can email or call 101 quoting crime reference 04/21296/22.