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Mum reduced to tears by thieves

A pregnant mother from Leicester has told ITV News Central she cried when she realised her outdoor Christmas decorations had been stolen by thieves.

They were taken from outside her home in Balisfire Grove in Beaumont Leys between 7.30am and 9am on 28th November.

Kayleigh Driver and her partner Daniel, who are expecting a baby boy in February, decided to put their decorations up early for their two-year-old daughter Maisie. They have replaced the lights with a note to those responsible thanking them for "ruining" Maisie's Christmas.

Leicestershire Police say anyone with information should contact them.

Message left for Christmas crooks

A mother and father who had Christmas lights stolen from outside their home in Leicester have left a message for the thieves who took them.

Kayleigh Driver and her partner Daniel were so upset for their two-year-old daughter, that they decided to replace the lights with a message for those responsible.

Message for Christmas crooks outside house in Beaumont Leys Credit: ITV News Central
Message to community after christmas lights stolen in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

The family say they have received offers from local people who want to help them to replace the lights before Christmas.

Police are investigating a theft at the property on Balisfire Grove in Beaumont Leys and ask anyone with information to contact them on 101.

Family upset after Christmas lights stolen

A family from Leicester have been left upset after thieves stole their brand new christmas lights from the front of their house.

Pregnant mother, Kayleigh Driver and her partner Daniel have spent around £150 on lights for their house which were taken days after they were put up at their home in Balisfire Grove in Beaumont Leys.

Reindeer light disappeared from outside house in Beaumont Leys Credit: Family photo

Leicestershire Police say they are investigating a theft from the garden of the house on the morning of 28th November. If anyone has any information they should contact them on 101.

Lantern light taken from outside family home Credit: Family photo
Light removed from wall of family porch by thieves Credit: Family photo


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