Police have charged a man and a woman following investigations into the alleged theft of livestock on the Sunshine Coast last month.
It will be alleged on December 7, a 28-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman entered a property on Panna Road and stole a quantity of live chickens and live pigs.
It will be further alleged that on the same day, the pair entered a property on Male Road and stole 13 chickens.
A 28-year-old Yaroomba man and a 20-year-old Ashgrove woman have been charged with two counts each of entering a premises and committing an indictable offence, one count each of stealing and one count each of stealing animal that is stock.
They are due to attend the Noosa Magistrates Court on January 23.
Livestock theft poses bio-security risks for farms and businesses when animals are rehoused and police will continue to monitor the issue on the Sunshine Coast.
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