Copper piping stolen from TP site

Published:  12 October, 2010

CAMBRIDGE: Police are appealing for witnesses after copper piping was stolen from a forklift truck in Cambridge.

The theft happened at about 9pm on Thursday at a Travis Perkins site in Mill Road.

Offenders cut the fence outside the premises before using a vehicle to gain access to the building and a large amount of copper piping was stolen from inside.

Police attended the scene and followed the vehicle. As the car turned down Emery Road, the copper piping came off the back of the van.

The offenders made off on foot and both officers and the force helicopter carried out an area search, but were unable to find the men.

Detective Constable Mark Andrews said: "I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen this theft taking place or anything suspicious in the area at this time."

Anyone with information should call the police on 0345 4564564.

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