Hunt for green-fingered thieves stealing from WIgan village's floral displays

A Wigan village’s efforts to look beautiful have twice been undermined by thieves.

Shevington in Bloom organisers say flowers were recently taken from a display on the corner of Shevington Lane and Church Lane.

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They were replaced but it was reported on Tuesday May 24 that they too have gone.

Anyone with knowledge of the thefts should report them to the police

A spokesperson said: “We would never remove plants from these beds, so could we ask if you see anyone taking plants that you message us with a description.”

Alternatively ring police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.