Theft of lead (predominantly from churches) in
Suffolk has risen at an alarming rate....
Within Suffolk it has been noticed that the
thieves are likely to arrive in a car or small van, strip theroofof
lead and then later a lorry will arrive to take the lead away.Please
be vigilant and ask any neighbouring properties to be vigilant
too - crime in progress 999. It is likely that the thieves,
prior to a theft, will carry out a reconnaissance trip so please
report any suspicious activity using the 101 number, vehicle
index numbers and descriptions of people involved are important
to us, but never put yourself at risk.
Please keep a look out if you live near a church or regularly
drive past one/some. Any unmarked van/lorry outside a church is suspicious as
the local specialist builders all have signwritten vans/lorries.
Help us keep our communities safe by reporting any suspicious
Please use the following link to pass useful information to
Suffolk Police about any incident.Tell
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REQUIRES AN IMMEDIATE POLICE RESPONSE WHEN YOU SHOULD RING 999.
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