A THIEF who stole a horsebox from a village outside Taunton was caught driving off minutes later on CCTV belonging to the horsebox owner's friends.

Sharon Baker had parked up the Ifor Williams horsebox in Birches Corner, West Bagborough, yesterday (Thursday, March 30).

She noticed the horsebox had gone at around 4pm and immediately called the police.

Shortly after the discovery, Sharon's friends at Cothelstone Manor reported seeing it on their CCTV. It was being driven in the direction of Bishops Lydeard.

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The horsebox is an Ifor Williams HB505.

If you see it or have any information, you are asked to contact Sharon at Withiel Farm, Cannington.