Green fingered thieves make off with £5,000 of plants from Brentwood nursery

Thieves pinch plants from Brentwood nursery

Thieves pinch plants from Brentwood nursery - Credit: Archant

Thieves have stolen nearly £5,000 of flowers and small trees from a Brentwood nursery.

Hillcrest Nurseries, Brentwood Road, was broken into sometime between 5.45pm on March 22 and 9.45am the following day after thieves gained access by cutting through a wire fence and a hedge.

Flowers and shrubs were also among the vanished vegetation.

Anybody with information is urged to contact Pc Matthew De La Bruyere at Brentwood police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.