A thief trespassed onto a Kirkby garden and emptied the contents of two wheelie bins all over the lawn - before making off with the bins in a bizarre attack.
It happened on Lindleys Lane, off Urban Road, overnight on the 9th April, Nottinghamshire Police reports.
Another theft involved a freezer full of frozen food being swiped from a freezer in an outbuilding on Charnwood Street, Sutton, overnight on the 10th April.
Three fence panels were taken in an attack overnight on the 11th April. Police were alerted of the thefts from the side of the home on Barker Street, Huthwaite.
Two mountain bikes were also stolen from Upper Mill Street overnight on 11th April.