Police investigate more metal thefts in Shefford

POLICE are investigating four more cases of metal theft in Shefford last week. The thefts follow the loss of a large amount of lead from the Church Hall roof two weeks ago. The first incident was in Clifton Road on Wednesday morning when lead was removed

POLICE are investigating four more cases of metal theft in Shefford last week.

The thefts follow the loss of a large amount of lead from the Church Hall roof two weeks ago.

The first incident was in Clifton Road on Wednesday morning when lead was removed from the top of a bay window.

The next two incidents happened on Thursday night when three metres of lead flashing was stolen from the public toilets in North Bridge Street along with a quantity of electrical cable and a wheelbarrow.


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Thieves then moved to Aylmerton Court in Hitchin Road where a padlock was forced on the door of a communal area and the gas supply was turned off and copper piping removed internally and externally.

A person possibly wearing a hood was seen in the area.

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The fourth incident happened in the early hours of Thursday morning when thieves have gone to Coopers Court and removed gas piping causing some damage.

Two men were seen in the area, both were white and one wore a long dark jacket and the other a beige coat.

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