Twenty arrests in crack down on metal theft

Police say metal thieves use county borders to move stolen material and evade detection
Police say metal thieves use county borders to move stolen material and evade detection Credit: ITV Central

Twenty people have been arrested in the East Midlands as part of a crack down on metal theft.

Police say metal thieves use county borders to move stolen material and avoid detection.

A control room has been set up at Newark Police station to allow police forces to pool intelligence and resources.

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