Appeal over spate of cable thefts in Middlesbrough
Police are investigating a spate of cable thefts on Teesside.
During the past 24 hours there have been five reports of Virgin Media cable being stolen in Middlesbrough.
The Netherfelds, Priestfields and Thorntree areas have been targeted, with most incidents taking place during the early hours.
Officers have said that repairing the damage will cost a significant amount of money, and have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch.