Gardai are determined to weed out the dastardly duo with green fingers who stole a flower pot from a garden in Navan.

Meath Crime Prevention, the Facebook page for the Gardai in the Royal County posted on Monday

‘Navan Gardaí are investigating the theft of this concrete flower pot that was taken from the Leighsbrook area of Navan on Friday night last between 9 pm and 9.30 pm.

The chief suspects aren’t Bill and Ben.

2 males in a white Berlingo-style van were seen in the area. Anyone who may have noticed these males or this vehicle are asked to please contact Navan Garda Station on 046 9036100.’

They even accompanied it with a photo of the missing pot!

And they have been the subject of much social media slagging since.

A John Murphy posted ‘Here’s a picture of the chief suspects’ alongside a photo of Bill and Ben the two puppets from the old BBC series The Flowerpot men!

  • John Halpenny commented, F**k me had €100s of Euro worth of stuff stolen last year never got a mention. But a flower pot one bravo

Shane Leahy said 6 thousand euros of tools robbed in ratoath from me and a flower pot gets on de telly?

David Conway said, Major crime happening there I’m glad I live in gangland much safer here

Maeve Lodge laughed, Omg… You are up to your tonsils there & have time to report a flower pot… Seriously 

And a Garda spokesperson confirmed they are determined to solve the mystery, they said,
‘Gardaí attended an incident of theft that occurred at private premises at approximately 9 pm on Friday, the 26
th of August 2022 from the Leighsbrook area of Navan, Co Meath.

A concrete flower stand was removed from the premises in the course of this incident.

‘No arrests have been made. Investigations ongoing’