The public have been urged to “keep their eyes open” after a large metal hippopotamus weighing the best part of a tonne was stolen from a garden statue business.
It was almost the perfect crime: a would-be bicycle thief spotted his quarry in a quiet, tucked-away corner and chose his moment to swoop.
Thefts of wheelie bins from homes across Dundee have more than doubled inside a year.
Official police figures have revealed a third of break-ins in Dundee this year took place in just five of the city’s neighbourhoods.
A police manhunt was launched following a break-in at premises at Kingsway East Retail Park.
£16,000 fraudster claimed OAP victim was ‘a father figure’ to him — but the visits stopped as soon as the money dried up
A man who plundered more than £16,000 from a vulnerable pensioner’s bank account has been found guilty of theft.
A man caught with cakes down his trousers before abusing security guards has been placed on a tagging order.
Tools worth almost £1,000 were stolen during a break-in at a derelict hotel.
A safe containing funds for a Christmas lunch has been stolen from a care home by thieves using a wheelchair.
An accountant who was jailed for scamming £1.8 million from the Bermudan government has had his sentence increased for stealing £50,000 from his own mother.
A suspected shoplifter was thwarted as he tried to leave a supermarket – when the automatic doors failed to open on time.
A serial criminal has dodged another conviction over a break-in – after convincing a jury that he had found £18,000 worth of hair and beauty products that had been stolen from a top salon lying in the street.
Residents have slammed “despicable” workmen who stole money from an 87-year-old woman in her home.
A six-foot tall fibreglass gorilla has been stolen from a hotel roof in central London.
Thieves stole about £2,500 of equipment from a joiner’s van after ripping a hole in the back of the vehicle.
Police believe a stolen quadbike could be offered for sale by crooks on the black market.
A thief sneaked into a Dundee home and made off with a laptop and jewellery.
A Dundee man has admitted stealing property and a car from a local home and driving it off - despite being over the drink-drive limit.
An elderly woman's bag was stolen by brazen thieves at a busy Dundee supermarket car park.
Police have launched an investigation after a Dundee social club was hit by thieves.