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Deep sea exploration kit stolen in West Yorkshire

Stolen deep sea exploration equipment
Image caption The casings are worth 'tens of thousands of pounds' police said

Specialist deep sea exploration equipment said to be worth tens of thousands of pounds has been stolen from a warehouse in West Yorkshire.

Police said the stainless steel casings used to house equipment was taken from a warehouse on Tyler Close in Normanton over the weekend.

The seven high-value tubes are 18in (45.7cm) in diameter and about 3ft (91.4cm) in length.

Officers said two men had been arrested but the casings were still missing.

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