Metal thieves have struck twice over the weekend in South Yorkshire. They cut through 66,000 volt conductors in Rossington and tried to steal one and a half kilometres of power cables.
They then cut through steel support masts - 17 collapsed over a five kilometre stretch. Nearly a thousand people lost power on Saturday night.
On Monday roads were closed in Tickhill, Doncaster, when cabling which thieves tried to steal fell onto the roads.
The B6463 Stripe Road, New Rossington is closed in both directions between Hall View Road and Clay Flat Lane due to a police incident.