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Christmas present thieves jailed

Three thieves who stole presents from underneath Christmas trees as they made their way from Derby to Birmingham have been jailed.

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Full report: thieves jailed for stealing presents from Christmas trees

Three men who stole children's presents from underneath Christmas trees in the West Midlands, have been dubbed 'anti-Santas' by police.

In total, three homes were targeted in Fazeley, Burton-on-Trent and Sutton Coldfield, before they led police on a pursuit in Birmingham.

The trio, who were found with gifts stuffed in bedsheets, are now spending 'many Christmases in prison', said police.

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