DETECTIVES in Wirral are appealing for information following a burglary at a meat wholesalers in Prenton on Sunday night.

A significant quantity of meat was stolen from Merseyside Wholesale Meats at Durley Industrial Estates.

Police believe it is possible that the stolen meat – which included topside beef, silverside, knuckles, fillet, strip and rump steak, as well as lamb shanks – could be offered to nearby residents and businesses.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: “Officers would ask that anyone who may have been offered these meat products or anyone with any information about this incident, to contact Wirral CID on 0151 777 2261 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”