Coventry & Warwickshire

Seven arrests in joint police operation on A5

Seven men have been arrested in a three-day police operation to tackle metal thefts and burglary.

Officers from the Warwickshire and Leicestershire forces used automatic number plate recognition technology along the A5, which runs through both counties.

The men, aged between 18 and 34, were all from Warwickshire, police said.

Officers recovered a quantity of cabling and batteries which are believed to have been stolen.

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