Diesel theft from farms across Somerset is on the up.

Police say that they are concerned that the thefts are a "rising trend".

Calling for teamwork, they are asking farmers to be on the lookout for suspicious vans and people on their property.

If people see anything out of order, they are asked to call 101 to report their findings.

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Avon and Somerset rural crime police issued their warning on Twitter late last night, saying: