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Insect statues stolen from Somerset garden centre

Butterfly statue
The steel wire statue was stolen from the garden centre entrance

Two unusual statues in the shape of insects have been stolen from a garden centre in Somerset.

Police believe the theft happened at some time overnight during New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

The statues, shaped as a dragonfly and a butterfly, were taken from the entrance of Dobbies Garden Centre on Mendip Avenue in Shepton Mallet.

Avon and Somerset Police are asking anybody who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.



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