A HOMEOWNER was left a couple of screws short, after a thief stole them from a garden gate.

The bizarre crime was reported to Wiltshire Police shortly after 2pm on Monday, March 18.

An as-yet-unknown suspect was said to have stolen the screws from the top hinge of the victim’s garden gate on Pheasant Drive, Trowbridge.

Anyone with information should call Wiltshire Police on 101.