Thieves steal lead from South Yorks museum

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LEAD worth £70,000 has been stolen from the roof of a South Yorkshire museum.

Staff at Clifton Mark Museum in Rotherham discovered the theft on Friday when they spotted water leaking in through the roof.

When checks were carried out it was discovered that thousands of pounds worth of lead had been stripped from the roof of the building.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 204 of March 8.