Monday, March 26, 2012
Thieves target medieval castle
It is estimated the lead is worth around £1,000 and officers are checking CCTV to try and identify the the thieves.
PC Andy Rogers said: "I am appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area of Helmsley Castle over the weekend. It is likely that the offenders will have used a vehicle to transport the lead from the scene, therefore I would also like to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious vehicles in the area around the time of the theft.”
Click here to read this article from the Darlington and Stockton Times
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