Eight arrested in Sunderland metal operation

Eight men have been arrested by police investigating metal thefts in Sunderland.

A quantity of suspected stolen metal was also recovered in the operation by Northumbria Police in which three vehicles were seized.

Six men were arrested on suspicion of metal thefts. Another man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and another on suspicion of driving offences.

Operation Attest started in January and more than 30 people have been arrested.

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