VIDEO: Police turn screw on metal thieves

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THe pre-Christmas blitz on metal thieves and rogue scrap dealers has resulted in more than 50 people being arrested across northern England.

Yesterday a warehouse on a Doncaster industrial estate was the location for South Yorkshire Police to show some of their haul from the operation, dubbed Coast to Coast Tornado.

Insp Wayne Goodwin with some of the seized scrap metal
Insp Wayne Goodwin with some of the seized scrap metal

In the first operation of its kind, nine police forces from Cumbria in the west to Humberside in the east, along with British Transport Police, concentrated resources for a week on scrapyards and some of their customers.

 

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