Lead stolen from church roof in Northamptonshire village

A large amount of lead has been stolen from a village church roof.

Monday, 18th April 2016, 1:34 pm
Updated Monday, 18th April 2016, 2:35 pm

Northamptonshire Police say offender/s used a ladder to get onto the roof of St Peter and St Paul Church in Church Street, Watford near Daventry, in order to remove the metal.

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The incident happened at around 3am in the early hours of Monday, April 11 and police would like to hear from anybody who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area around this time.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.