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Church Lead Thieves Sentenced

Six men found guilty of stealing seventy tonnes of lead from churches across the East Midlands have been given over 20 years in prison at Lincoln Crown Court later today.

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Lead thieves due to be sentenced

Six men found guilty of stealing 70 tonnes of lead from churches across the East Midlands are due to be sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court later today.

The men stripped as much as fifty thousand pounds worth of lead from church roofs during night-time raids. They then sold it on at metal recycling yards.

They targeted churches across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

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