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4-day-old Gypsy colt stolen from Fort Lupton farm

The horse is worth an estimated $12,000, according to the Weld County Sheriff's Office.

FORT LUPTON, Colo. — A four-day-old Gypsy colt worth about $12,000 was stolen from a farm just outside of Fort Lupton, according to the Weld County Sheriff's Office (WCSO).

The colt, which was born just four days ago, went missing sometime between 10:45 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to WCSO.

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The colt was taken from a property in the 13600 block of Weld County Road 18 1/2, which is just north of Fort Lupton.

The colt is valued at an estimated $12,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Chris Cantin at 970-400-4182 or the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015.

The first Gypsy Vanner Horses came to North America in 1996, according to the Gypsy Vanner Horse Society.

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Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at info@nococrimestoppers.com or 1-800-222-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Calls to the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers are not recorded and the phone does not have caller ID, according to the NoCoCrimestoppers website. A coordinator completes a tips information form, makes initial inquiries and passes the information along to investigators. 

A two-way dialogue system online also allows tipsters to come back and provide additional information and ask questions.  

A community board of directors meets regularly to evaluate arrests and determine reward amounts. 

> More information about Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional NoCo Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 


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