Three held over metal thefts

THREE men have been arrested over suspected metal thefts.

The trio, who are all in their 30s, were taken into custody on suspicion of the thefts after police on patrol in Easington Colliery came across suspicious activity during the early hours of Monday morning.

Anyone with information about incidents of metal thefts from buildings is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 0345 60 60 365 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.