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Police Appeal for Help to Find Stolen Lion

Published on: 24 Sep, 2021
Updated on: 25 Sep, 2021

Bronze lion stolen from a garden in Shamley Green.

Surrey Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a bronze lion statue stolen from a garden in Shamley Green.

Officers were called to the residential address on Friday, September 3 following reports of a burglary. The police said the victim had returned home to find that a bronze lion statue had been stolen from their garden. The burglary is believed to have occurred before 10pm that day.

The statue is around 5ft in height and extremely heavy to carry. Five foot high lion.

The police are appealing to anyone who may have seen the statue or witnessed anything suspicious to contact them to assist in the investigation.

You can contact the police, quoting PR/45210093419, on the police Webchat or online here, or by calling 101.

The police said: “If you do not wish to leave your name, please call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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test One Response to Police Appeal for Help to Find Stolen Lion

  1. Valerie Thompson Reply

    September 24, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    We had two of these stolen from our garden in West Horsley a few years ago. The Police were not interested in going to the breakers’ yards to find them.

    The theft followed a previous loss of small bronze statuary in the garden a year before, when the lions were kicked, you could see the muddy footprints.

    A year before that, some disreputable characters told the gardener that it was all arranged to take away some items from the front garden,(which it was not), including a large animal feed bin, so they then had a chance to look round as see what they would come back for.

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