Published: 15:56, 29 March 2019
| Updated: 16:03, 29 March 2019
Police are investigating the theft of 40 canaries from an aviary.
The yellow, orange and red birds were taken from an aviary in Bull Lane, Bethersden between 6pm on Wednesday, March 27 and just before 7am the next day, with the aviary lock also reported missing.
A mixture of males and females, the canaries all carried identification rings.
Officers from the Rural Task Force are investigating the disappearance of the birds.
Anyone who has information or has been offered any birds for sale recently, or anyone who witnessed anything suspicious should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/58599/19.
Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent, anonymously, on 0800 555111.