A FERRET was stolen from a garden before being sadly killed and dumped in a rubbish bag in Wombwell Park.

As well as Buster the ferret, a quad bike was also taken from the garden of a home on Roebuck Street in Wombwell.

Police were called to the home at around 7pm on Monday, October 5.

It is believed that theft took place at some time between 9am on Saturday, October 3 and Monday, October 5.

A police spokesperson said: "Anyone with information should call 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 932 of 5 October 2015."