Bur­glars take en­tire sta­bles

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

The Mata­mata farmer who had an en­tire sta­bles stolen from a shed on his prop­erty said he was stunned at the dis­cov­ery.

The man, who did not want to be named, is baf­fled at how thieves man­aged to re­move three sta­ble blocks – in­clud­ing the lin­ing and steel frame­work – from his shed on Man­gawhero Rd, with­out be­ing no­ticed.

"You can just imag­ine the shock when I opened the door," he said.

" There’s been sta­bles here for six years, and there was just noth­ing."

He dis­cov­ered the bizarre theft on Oc­to­ber 24 and had last been in the shed on Oc­to­ber 18.

If any­one has in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mata­mata po­lice on 888 7117 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111.

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