Metal theft spate

A LARGE AMOUNT of copper piping has been stolen from a number of flats in Wisbech.

A total of nine incidents have been reported between April, 11 and April 14 and are thought to have happened in the early hours of the morning in Hanchant Court, Golding Place, Prospect Place, West Street, Cannon Street, Albert Court and St Paul’s Close.

Offenders have cut through a large amount of copper piping which houses the gas supply to the flats.

Detective Constable Mikala Chambers, investigating, said: “We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area or anyone who thinks they may have seen this metal being transported.”

Anyone with any information can contact DC Chambers at Wisbech Police Station on 0345-4564564 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555-111.