Farmers across Somerset are being warned of off-road motorbikes being stolen from farms.

Police say that there have been several stolen in the past few weeks.

They are advising farmers to reconsider their security precautions.

In particular, the police recommend marking the bikes, taking and keeping photos of them and installing alarm systems.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police Rural Crime Unit said: "Over the last few weeks there has been several thefts of off-road motorcycles which were stored on farms.

"Please review security in and around your farm consider property marking, photos and alarm systems.

"Please remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity."

Suspicious activity can be reported to the police by calling 101.