'Angry is an understatement': Leeds resident left furious after thieves rip out Christmas reindeer lights from garden

A Leeds resident has been left furious - after callous thieves stole two reindeer Christmas lights from his garden.

By Daniel Sheridan
Monday, 2nd December 2019, 6:32 pm
The reindeer were ripped out from the garden
The reindeer were ripped out from the garden

Anthony James, from Brown Lane in Holbeck, installed the lights for 'his family and the community' on Saturday evening.

However, he was devastated to find the reindeer had been taken from the garden when he woke on Sunday morning.

Anthony said: "On Saturday night, November 30, I put these beautiful lights out in my garden on Brown Lane East, Holbeck for my kids and their faces lit up.

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The scene on Saturday night

"But on Sunday morning this is what we woke up to.

"Some low life has ripped out two of the deer never to be seen again.

"£180 we paid for the reindeer, not just for us but for the community.

"Every year I try to add stuff, but no more.

How the garden was left following the crime

"To say I am angry is an understatement."

Anthony has reported the crime to West Yorkshire Police.

Anyone with information should contact police regarding crime ref number 13190616094.