Six ferrets have been reported stolen from properties in Ashford over the last fortnight.

On the morning of Thursday 25 February 2021 the owner of four ferrets discovered them missing from a run at the back of his property in Ashford Road. The housing had been tampered with and it is believed they were stolen at some point during the night between 10pm and 8am.

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This follows a separate incident at a property in Willingdon on Tuesday 16 February where a shed was broken into and two ferrets were reported stolen between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

Ferret owners in the Ashford area are advised to be vigilant to this offending and ensure they have adequate security measures in place to protect their animals. Anything suspicious should be reported to Kent Police.

Anyone with information concerning the thefts can call 01843 222289 quoting 46/31485/21 for Ashford Road or 46/25538/21 for Willingdon. Information can also be reported online at or by calling Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or visiting their website.

By Ed

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