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Police and BMRA work to stop metal thefts

To stop recent increases in metal thefts across the UK, the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is working with the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to combat the problem. A BMRA spokesman said that high prices for scrap metals have resulted in thefts of lead from church roofs to aluminium road signs. Director general Lindsay Millington said: Thefts have been a growing problem for our members: their sites have been targeted and they need to be sure they are buying ...