Thieves make off with â€˜significantâ€™ haul of brass and copper during evening heist
POLICE in South Molton have issued a belated appeal for information following a scrap metal theft in the town.
Officers say a â€œsignificantâ€ amount of metal was stolen from a secure compound at a scrapyard situated on an industrial estate on the outskirts of the town.
It is thought that as many as 11 offenders were involved in the raid at Penfoldâ€™s in Quicks Close, Hacche Lane during the evening of Thursday, September 29.
Thieves used a white long wheelbase van to make off with around ï¿½25,000 of brass and copper.
Anyone with any information is asked to telephone police on 101 quoting reference CS/11/458. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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