Thieves steal copper piping

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TWO more homes in Bolsover have had copper piping stolen – taking the number of offences reported over recent weeks to seven.

Houses on Bentinck Road were targeted in the early hours of Saturday, with copper piping connected to the gas meter on the outside of the properties taken.

Inspector Graham Lamin, said: “Overnight patrols continue in the area, not only to deter thieves but also to catch offenders.”

Five similar incidents were reported to Derbyshire Police between Friday, December 14, and Tuesday, December 18.