Thieves target farms for guns, jewels, cars, sheep

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Farmers in the Great Southern and South West have been targeted by thieves who got away with rifles, jewellery and two vehicles.

The properties in Corrigin, Darkan, Boddington, Dwellingup and Donnybrook were hit last Wednesday and Thursday.

Police are appealing for help to find a group of men believed to be involved in the burglaries.

Among items stolen were two rifles and an air rifle, jewellery and two vehicles.

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Police have since recovered the vehicles.

The men police are looking for are described as dark-skinned, aged in their early 20s and were driving a white sedan.

Members of the public are warned not to approach the men. They should call police immediately on 131 444.

Authorities in the Great Southern have also been grappling with a spate of sheep thefts in the past few months.

An estimated $60,000 worth of sheep were stolen from a Gnowangerup stud earlier this month.

About 175 Merino sheep worth more than $30,000 were also stolen from a Pingelly farm in February.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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