Police hunt ornament thief

A 300-year-old limestone garden ornament has been stolen from the back garden of a house in Retford.

Thieves are believed to have used a wheeled trolley to steal the 3ft by 4ft Georgian stone trough between 3am and 6.45am on Monday 5th September from the back yard of a house on Leverton Road.

The very heavy trough, which is 20 inches deep and shaped like the letter D, is then suspected to have been loaded on to a vehicle.    

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Anyone who witnessed the theft, or who has any information about the perpetrators, is asked to contact PC Gareth Nicholls at Retford Police Station on 0300 300 9999 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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