'How could they?': Leeds resident of 'Christmas street' Stone Brig Lane furious after lights allegedly stolen from garden

A resident of a Leeds road dubbed 'Christmas street' has been left furious - after some lights were allegedly stolen from her garden.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:40 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:41 pm

Helen Wright told the Yorkshire Evening Post her daughter Victoria's home on Stone Brig Lane in Rothwell was burgled overnight.

Residents of the street - who raise money for charity through the Christmas lights - have been left devastated.

Helen said four large moving items, a train, reindeers, a snowman and a Christmas tree have all been taken from the garden.

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Before and after of the house.

Social media users were disgusted at the alleged act.

One said: "That is disgusting, people love to go and see that street, always some lowlife has to spoil it."

Another said: "How could they do that?"

Another added: "My girls adore that street at Xmas."

Helen said her daughter has been left disappointed after the alleged burglary.

She added: "She is very annoyed that someone could do that.

"Knowing that everyone loves to come have a look & help raise money for charity, I hope someone comes along with CCTV."

Helen has contacted the police.