Metal theft arrests

FIVE men have been arrested on suspicion of metal theft following reports of suspicious activity at a Wisbech scrapyard.

Police were called to the premises in Osbourne Road shortly before 1am today (Tuesday) after a group of men were seen in the yard.

Officers attended, however the men fled from the scene.

The force helicopter was called in to assist with the search and five men were arrested a short time later.

Two men aged 23 and three others, aged 21, 30 and 32, all from Birmingham, are currently in custody at King’s Lynn.