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Otter cheek! Watch night-time fish thief caught in the act

A man has unveiled the identity of a mystery thief stealing valuable Japanese Koi fish from residents' ponds in south Shropshire.

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The otter trying to get to Andy Rowbottom's koi carp. Video still: Andy Rowbottom

CCTV footage from Andy Rowbottom has revealed a brazen-faced otter trying to get in to his fish pond at his home in Church Stretton.

It comes after Andy noticed a Koi had gone missing from his pond one morning, so decided to do some detective work to catch the culprit.

Andy put a polycarbonate sheet across the pond and placed planks of wood over the top to stop the animal trying to get in.

He then carefully placed a CCTV camera over the top, which unveiled the shocking night-time antics of an otter.

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