increase in the commodity price of metals due to increased demand
and shortage of supply, the problem of metal thefts across the
country has grown recently.
Metal and cable theft is not a victimless crime. It can
have a knock-on effect on our communities and cause disruption to
people’s lives, with a hugely negative impact on public services
such as schools, communications, power and transport.
We work together with partner agencies such as British Transport
Police, Environment Agency, VOSA and local authorities (Weights and
Measures), along with specialist personnel from utility companies
like British Telecom and Scottish Power, in order to tackle the
Residents and visitors alike across North Wales can play their
part by remaining vigilant and reporting suspicious behaviour to
police by calling 101 or 0300 330
0101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on
0800 555 111.
You can play your part in preventing, and protect your property
from, this kind of crime by following our top tips listed
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