Over the last nine days there has been three incidents of theft/attempted theft of lead from porch roofs in the village.
Roman Road 7th January.
Curzon Avenue 13th January.
Goscote Hall Road 15th January.
All the incidents happened between 4.30am and 5.30am and all involved the lead from roofs above front doors/porches. It is believed that a small ‘Fiesta’ sized vehicle may be involved.
Were you in these areas around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ? Please report any information by dailling 101, the Leicestershire Police non-emergency number.
(Information from local beat officers)
As crime prevention measures in these situations, the use of SmartWater to identify stolen metals is suggested and the use of non drying ‘anti-climb’ paint in appropriate areas.