Bideford police appeal after series of garden ornament thefts

09:00 25 February 2014

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Statues and ornaments taken from gardens in the Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore area over last fornight.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a number of thefts of garden ornaments in the Bideford area over the last fortnight.

The first incident occurred in Bideford when a concrete bird bath with a stand design of two otters was taken from a garden between 7pm on February 12 and 9am on February 13 (crime ref: CD/14/318).

In Appledore some time between 5pm on Thursday and 5pm on Friday, a small gold and white pergola made of concrete was taken (crime ref: CD/14/376).

Between Wednesday at 1pm and Thursday at 1pm in Westward Ho! a green coloured statue of a Romeo and Juliet design was taken from a garden (crime ref: CD/14/375).

And in Westward Ho! a black sea serpent ornament approximately three feet long was taken between Thursday at 4pm and Friday at 8am (crime ref: CD/14/374).

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward by calling non-emergency number 101 quoting any of the above crime references.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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