Wiltshire Police, through Facebook, are appealing for the public to keep an eye on the fields for circle makers and first-on-the-scene photographers. Most weirdly, they’re also after sightings of ‘people in crop fields’. So, urinators, farmers, walkers, wandering hippies and aliens need to watch out.

Being serious, now:

It’s uncertain if the press release, reproduced below, is a genuine attempt to assist farmers or little more than a case of being seen to do something against the crop circle ‘menace’. If it’s the former, why the upsurge in interest now?