Gitea Release Plugin can't find release when a tag is pushed

Commands used:

$ git commit ...
$ git tag 0.1.2
$ git push
$ git push --tags


1 Release 0.1.2 not found
2 time=“2019-11-18T11:16:58Z” level=fatal msg=“Failed to create the release. Failed to retrieve or create a release: Failed to create release: unexpected end of JSON input”

Gitea 1.9.4, Drone drone/controller:1 | drone/agent:1 (images used taken from docker guide)