Thousands of pounds worth of GPS domes and screens have been stolen from farms in Dorset and Wiltshire this week.

A GPS dome was stolen from a farm in Westbury, Wiltshire on Sunday night (September 5) and more GPS domes were stolen from the area of Turnworth in Dorset on Tuesday night (September 7).

Police in North Dorset and Wiltshire are warning farmers throughout the area to be on their guard.

In a joint statement, the forces said: "There have been reports overnight in the area of Turnworth, Dorset of GPS domes stolen.

"Likewise Wiltshire Police have had a report of a GPS dome stolen on 05/09/2021.

"The incidents are being investigated by Dorset Police and Wiltshire Police but we would like to remind the public to remove the domes when they are not in use, lock them away out of sight, record the serial numbers and keep their location on a need to know basis.

"Do not make it easy for thieves to take these items.

Officers are appealing for people with information to share it with them.

A spokesperson said: "If you saw anything suspicious around the area of Turnworth, Dorset between 20:30-08:30 and think it may be linked please get in contact with Dorset police quoting reference 55210144433.

"If you saw anything suspicious in the area of Westbury, Wiltshire please get in contact with Wiltshire Police quoting 54210086795."

The South West Police Forensics team has visited the Westbury farm as part of the investigation into the theft.