WATCH: Garden gnome theft goes horribly wrong

2018-07-19 12:44

Police have released CCTV footage of a man removing a 60cm garden gnome from a property in Northamptonshire, England.

The garden gnome in question was later found destroyed outside a nearby block of flats.

Police wish to speak with the person of interest from the video, in connection with the incident that took place on Sunday, July 1.

The video shows the man picking up the gnome from a front garden in the area, before falling into the trellis fencing. He can then be seen running off with the gnome.

"At the time of the offence, the gnome was wearing a red hat and a blue jacket," said a police spokesperson.

Source: Northamptonshire, campaspenews.com.au

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