Lead stolen from Exmouth seafront building

The police have revealed how lead has been stolen from Elizabeth Hall. Officers are appealing for help tracing the culprits reponsible.

Exmouth police are appealing for help tracing the culprits who stole lead from a seafront building.

Officer said lead flashing has recently been stolen from the exterior of Elizabeth Hall.

The police said it is unknown when the theft occurred and are appealing for anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously to get in touch.

Police community support officer Karen Capey said it was likely the lead was taken away on a lorry, which could be deemed by passers-by as a bona fide contractor.

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She urged anyone who saw such crimes taking place to immediately dial 999.

PCSO Capey said: “There have been incidents relating to theft of lead flashing being removed from buildings in the Exmouth area.

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“Due to the high demand of metal, prices are high.”

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