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 Police appeal following reports of lead theft


Police are appealing for information following reports of lead theft in Houghton-Le-Spring.

The incident is believed to have happened sometime between the evening of Thursday (June 13) and Saturday (June 15) at St Barnabas Church in Bournmoor.

During the theft, damage has been caused to the roof tiles which date back to the 1860’s.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call PC Dan Powell on 101 quoting reference number 207 of June 15.