37 gnomes stolen from elderly woman's garden in Angus

An elderly woman has had 37 gnomes stolen from her garden in Angus.

Police described the figures stolen as "small garden gnomes". Picture: Stock image
Police described the figures stolen as "small garden gnomes". Picture: Stock image

The figures, which police describe as “small garden gnomes”, were taken from a garden in Brechin Road, Arbroath, between April 23 and 30.

The gardening gnomes were taken from the woman’s front garden.

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Police said they are of little monetary value, but their owner is “understandably upset” at being the victim of the theft.

The figures were taken from a garden in Brechin Road, Arbroath. Picture: Google Maps

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “If someone has taken them as a prank or because they think it is funny, we can assure them that it is not.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101.