Metal thieves behind bars

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TWO metal thieves have been jailed for breaking into an industrial unit to steal copper.

Andrew Price, aged 21, and Daniel Smith, 28, were sentenced to 18 months and 16 months.

They broke into the unit on Callywhite Lane, Dronfield, in April last year. Staff alerted police to the burglary as it was taking place and police arrested the offenders nearby.

Smith, of Bolton, and Price from Wakefield, pleaded guilty to burglary.