Fire and police called to reports of ‘suspicious’ lead theft at village church
PUBLISHED: 15:22 31 December 2018
Police and the fire service were called to a village church following reports of a person stealing lead from its roof.
Officers from Breckland Police and Kings Lynn Police went to St Andrew’s Church in Northwold, near Thetford, at around 1.30am on Monday, December 31.
One fire crew from Methwold were also called to the scene and helped police search the church.
Norfolk Police said nothing was stolen but said they are treating the incident as suspicious and said there may have been someone trying to steal lead from the church.
Breckland Police said on Twitter: “Team 3 Thetford assisted Kings Lynn Police at Northwold village church this evening following a report of a person stealing lead.
“Full search completed with the assistance of Norfolk Fire. All in order.”
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