A BRONZE statue that is worth thousands of pounds has been stolen from a garden.

The statue, which is of a dog, was stolen on Monday, May 13 when it was removed from its location near to Ledbury.

It is estimated to be worth around £12,000.

Police are now investigating the burglary and would like to hear from anybody who has information about the incident or from somebody who may be offered the statue. 

Anyone with information, please contact Police Constable Cooke by emailing james.cooke@westmercia.police.uk or calling 07790 951032 quoting crime ref 22/40564/24.

Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.