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Bristol academy roof left damaged after lead theft

St Ursula's Academy in Bristol
Image caption St Ursula's E-ACT Academy is due to open officially on 5 September

A large quantity of lead has been stolen and the roof left damaged at a new academy school in Bristol.

St Ursula's Academy, a primary school in Westbury-on-Trym, is due to open for a new term on Monday after being refurbished over the summer holidays.

The theft is believed to have taken place between 16:00 BST on Monday and 08:00 BST the following day.

Avon and Somerset police are trying to determine what vehicle was used and are appealing for information.

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