Tyne & Wear

Metal worth £40k stolen from firm in Northumberland

Metal valued at more than £40,000 has been stolen from a business in Cramlington.

Thieves stole engineered stainless steel valves and pipes and three laptop computers from the firm on the Bassington industrial estate, overnight on 15 April.

Northumbria Police said the items had been specifically engineered.

They appealed for information and said officers would be visiting local scrap yards in Northumberland.

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