Friday, August 16, 2013

Water Company Markers Mistaken for Dog Theft Signs

This is Surrey Today [UK]
16 August 2013

RESIDENTS who were worried criminals were leaving sinister markings outside their homes to target them for crime have been reassured after they were revealed to be official water company markers.

Surrey Police acted after a 49-year-old from Hurst Green reported mysterious T-shaped lines had appeared outside her property on Tuesday last week.

The lines appeared on the kerb directly outside her home, and the occupant believed it was to identify her house as a target for dog theft. […]