Police investigate Friday night raid.

POLICE are investigating the theft of a horse trailer from a country lane in Northam.

The royal blue trailer was taken from opposite the Lenwood Country Club after owners had unloaded their horse on Friday night.

The trailer is thought to have been spotted being towed across the new bridge in Barnstaple at around 11.15pm, possibly heading towards Braunton.

The twin axle trailer is white inside, has black mud guards and a front unload ramp on the nearside.

Anyone with any information about the theft is asked to telephone police on 101 quoting crime reference CD 12 1576