Quad bike stolen from locked container on a farm in Devon

Devon and Cornwall Police have launched an appeal for information after a quad bike was stolen from a farm in Tawstock, Devon.

A red Honda Four Tracks quad bike (pictured below) bearing the registration number WX60 KFL, was taken from a locked shipping container sometime between 8:00pm on Thursday, November 26, and 2:00pm on Friday, November 27.

Police are asking those with any information that could help them with their enquiry into the theft to get in contact by calling 101 or email: [email protected] quoting crime number CR/100031/20.

Image source: Devon and Cornwall Police

Man airlifted to hospital after explosion

In other farm news, a man has been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries in an explosion on a farm in Porthcurno in Cornwall.

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday morning (December 1) after a reported explosion on the premises.

Police and the ambulance service arrived to the incident and the coastguard helicopter was called to transport the victim to hospital.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said:

“Police were informed at around 10:30am this morning of an incident at a farm near Porthcurno.

A worker was taken to hospital via air ambulance with serious head injuries after what appears to have been the result of an object combusting.

“Enquiries are being conducted into the circumstances of the incident. The Health and Safety Executive is being informed.”