THIEVES took a 6ft tree from outside a property on Church Street, Broughton-in-Furness.
The tree was in a galvanised metal container, and was stolen between June 17 and June 25.
Police said it may have taken more than one person to move the container, possibly with the use of a vehicle.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and quote log number 252.