Thieves may have marked property with white powder before stealing garden ornament

Stolen Deer
Stolen Deer

Thieves have stolen a metal deer ornament from the front garden of a house in Grasby.

The thief is a male who entered the garden on foot and then came back into the garden in search of other ornaments. Police are currently looking into the CCTV images recovered from the scene.

Although it is only speculation, police said the garden seems to have been marked with a white powder on the hedge line of the property, possibly indicating the location to the returning thief.

The metal ornament is painted with an iridescent paint.

If you have any information regarding this theft then call 101 and quote incident 132 of 01/10/2013.