Warning after garden thefts

Police appeal for witnesses after garden ornament thefts across Amber Valley

Police are appealing for information after a number of garden ornaments, plants and pots were stolen from resident’s gardens in Amber Valley.

Properties on Heanor Road, in Codnor, were targeted after offenders gained entry through unlocked gates.

On March 31, items were stolen from the garden of a property on Derby Road in Ripley.

Sometime between 6pm on March 8 and 6.30am the following day, a number of garden ornaments and equipment were taken from a property on The Orchard, in Horsley Woodhouse.

It’s been reported that several ornaments have also been stolen from St Clement’s Cemetery in Horsley over the last few months.

Police are keen to speak to an elderly woman that has been driving a dark coloured Volvo Estate car in the areas.

Call 101 with information.