NINE Koi Carp were stolen from a pond in the garden of a house in Liverpool Road, Haydock, at about 12.45am on Sunday, April 19.

A security light in the owner's garden was activated, but when she looked out at the garden she couldn't see anything. It was only when she went out to the pond in the daylight that she discovered the 20-year-old fish, with a total value of £270, had been stolen. One of the stolen carp is said to be very distinctive and is described as bright red with a non-malignant lump on its back.

Anyone who can help the police with their inquiries can contact the Crime Management Unit Help Desk at St Helens police station on 0151 777 6050.

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