Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Thieves steal scrap from Great Yarmouth garden

POLICE are appealing for information after scrap metal was stolen from the back garden of a home in Great Yarmouth.

Thieves made off with a haul which included copper tubing, a brass newspaper rack, around 60 metres of electrical cable, bathroom taps and small pieces of lead flashing.

The metal was stolen from the property in Lichfield Road between 4pm and 5pm Sunday 6th January.
Anyone with information about who took the metal or where it is now, or who witnessed the theft, is asked to call PC Peter Richeda at Gorleston police station on 101.
(Reproduced from Eastern Daily Press, 7th Jan)
Gardien Comment:  Scrap metal continues to be very attractive to thieves despite the attempts to clamp down on the trade. Protect any metal objects in your garden as well as you can.  See the advice at