Man rips down Christmas lights outside Hedge End house

Picture: Malcolm Wells

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A MAN tried to steal Christmas decorations from the front garden of a house.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the man ripped down lights and damaged decorations outside a house in Prestwood Road in Hedge End at about 1am on Sunday.

The man was described as white, in his late teens, of average height and slender build and with short, dark hair.

He was clean shaven and wore a red checked shirt with light-coloured jeans.

Anyone with information should call police on 101. Information can also be given anonymously on 0800 555 111.