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Heybridge: Residents urged to look out for lead thieves
9:00am Monday 21st January 2013 in Local News
Residents are urged to be vigilant after lead thieves caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a community hall.
Heybridge-based Plantation Hall in Colchester Road only had a very small amount of lead on its roof because it is fitted with a faux lead material.
But when thieves stole this scrap of metal they caused an “incredible” amount of damage, according to parish council clerk Laurie Wiebe.
Council chairman Michael Edwards said: “I’m frustrated something like this should happen."
No arrests have been made in connection with the lead theft.
If you can help with the police investigation, call the non-emergency number 101.
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