£500,000 of stolen metal recovered

Operation Chisel was set up specifically to target metal theft in the region.
Operation Chisel was set up specifically to target metal theft in the region. Photo: ITV Anglia

Morethan five hundred thousand pounds worth of stolen metals has been seized byofficers across the East in a joint operation involving our ports.

Operation Chisel has beenrunning since the end of January and was set up specifically to target metaltheft in the region. It's not only a costly problem for businesses but ithas been known to cause huge inconvenience.