Kilsyth owner in plea for return of Shrek the garden gnome

Shrek on Elsie Black's patio, from where he was swiped
Shrek on Elsie Black's patio, from where he was swiped

HE may be a ‘terrifying ogre’, but that didn’t prevent the unknown villian of this story dragging him away from his beloved swamp.

HE may be a ‘terrifying ogre’, but that didn’t prevent the unknown villian of this story dragging him away from his beloved swamp.

Or, in this case, a patio in Ruskin Place, Kilsyth.

The victim is a garden gnome replica of DreamWorks’ lovable green hero, described by his owner Elsie Black (60) as being two foot tall and, well, looking like Shrek.

However, though the thief is no doubt proud of their trophy, Elsie says the moulded clay statue is of special significance to her family.

And now she’s pleading for Shrek’s return.

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