Scouts have £100 advertising boards pinched in Churchdown
YOUNG Sherlock Holmes has been drafted in to solve the mystery of missing signs advertising a Churchdown variety show.
Posters, billboards and banners around the parish, showcased the latest performance by scouts and guides, which includes a Sherlock Holmes sketch.
But the signs have been stolen and organisers fear there absence could lead to a slump in ticket sales.
Producer Paul Gait said: "The matter has been reported to the police, who are investigating.
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"It is very sad that all the hard work and enthusiasm of the cast and team should be disrupted in this manner."
It is estimated the suspected theft has cost the group around £100.
The show, which has been performed since 1983, taked place at Chosen Hill School on October 24 to 27 from 7.30pm.
For tickets, call 01452 531180.