South Yorkshire Is The Worst Affected Area For Metal Theft In The UK

Every year tonnes of metal is stolen

Every year tonnes of metal is stolen from homes, businesses, churches, schools and petrol stations with more than 1,000 offences taking place every week!

South Yorkshire Police are advising business owners to increase their security as they make 11 arrests linked to £50,000 worth of stolen goods in Doncaster and Rotherham alone. Although police are working tirelessly to tackle metal theft they are warning “It will always be a persistent threat and it is important that we all pull together to tackle it.” The Business Crime Reduction Centre, which helps firms protect against crime, says South Yorkshire is “one of the worst affected areas in the UK” for metal theft.

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