Two men from Hatfield have been arrested after they were found with a stolen quad bike in Hampshire.

At 9.30pm on Friday, November 11, officers stopped a van at the Buck BP Garage on the A303 near Andover.

A quad bike, motocross bike and a variety of tools were found in the vehicle, which officers later discovered had been stolen from a farm near Tiverton in Devon.

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Three men, a 19-year-old and 21-year-old from Hatfield, and a 21-year-old from Bromley in Kent, were arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

All three suspects have been bailed pending further enquiries by Devon and Cornwall Police who are leading on the investigation.

The van was stopped as part of an operation run by Wiltshire Police’s Rural Crime Team, working alongside officers from Hampshire and Thames Valley Rural Crime Teams.