Peter Haywood, Inspector, has told ITV Central that lead theft is still common.
This comes after Loxdale Primary School had to close until the New Year following £30,000 worth of vandalism.
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Cloudy at first with outbreaks of rain, sleet and hill snow possible.
Remaining cold with bright spells and further scattered rain and sleet showers, with snow becoming increasingly restricted to hills.
Cold, with some wintry showers at first, but with any snow becoming confined to the hills.