Lead thieves strike again

 The damage to the porch

The damage to the porch

Titchfield residents are being warned that the lead thieves are at work again in Titchfield.

Last night a property in East Street was targeted.

The lead dressing over a porch was damaged in an attempt to remove the lead covering

The thieves appear to have used a length of garden trellis to raise the lead from above a door.

Residents will remember that it was last November a whole spate of lead thefts and attempted thefts took place in the village over three consecutive nights. READ MORE HERE

It was estimated that the series of crimes cost home owners thousands of pounds in repair bills.

 The length of trellis used to prise off the lead

The length of trellis used to prise off the lead

Hampshire Police are aware of last night’s attempted theft and would like to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious overnight. Call 101.