POLICE have started rural patrols solar panel thefts and antisocial behaviour concerns.

Evesham SNT patrolled around Broadway and Childswickham after solar panels were stolen, and antisocial behaviour was reported.

The team are urging people to report any incidents of vehicles using farmers' fields to conduct hare coursing or driving across the crops.

SGT Chris Bannister said: "We have been on rural patrols today. Focussing on the theft of solar panels and ASB concerns with our local farmers around Broadway & Childswickham.

"If you have witnessed any vehicles using local farmers' fields to conduct hare coursing or driving across the crops, then please report this to West Mercia Police.