Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man arrested over Yarmouth Pier lead theft

A man has been arrested by police investigating the thefts of lead caps from support posts holding up a coastal pier.

About 37 pieces were stolen last week from Yarmouth Pier in the Isle of Wight.

A 20-year-old man from Newport was arrested on Monday on suspicion of theft.

He was questioned and released on bail until 18 February pending further enquiries.

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