A LIFE-SIZED bronze coloured deer has been stolen during a reported burglary in the Tunworth area of Basingstoke.

Rural officers in Basingstoke were called to attend a report of a burglary in Tunworth.

Amongst the reported items stolen was the eye-catching life-sized bronze coloured deer.

Basingstoke Police are now appealing for help from anyone who knows anymore information following the incident.

They are asking for anyone who might have been offered to purchase the large deer as part of a sale to come forward and inform the police as soon as possible.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary, said: “Rural Officers have attended a report of a burglary in Tunworth area of Basingstoke.

"Amongst items stolen was this life-sized bronze coloured deer.

"If anyone has been offered this for sale or might know of its whereabouts, please contact us on 101 and refer to ref no.44210429642.”