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Police in Derbyshire warn of rising number of thieves targeting churches

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Police in Derbyshire warn of rising number of thieves targeting churches

Date of alert:

Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Crime Ref:

Force:

Derbyshire Constabulary

The Derbyshire Rural Crime Team has reported that they are seeing a rise in thefts from churches across the county.
They said that, largely, thieves have been targeting churches in order to steal flag stones and lead.

A DRCT spokesperson said: “If you see anything suspicious around a church, please report it on 101, or 999 if it's happening there and then.

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Police in Derbyshire warn of rising number of thieves targeting churches
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