Lead stolen from Shropshire church and garage roof

By Sue Austin | Ellesmere | News | Published:

Lead has been stolen from a Shropshire church and the roof of a house.

A church in Prees had lead stolen from its roof last month.

The date of the offence is not known but it was reported to police on March 30.

Lead was also taken from a garage roof at a house beside the A495 Ellesmere to Whittington road in Welsh Frankton. Householders noticed it had been stolen on March 28, with neighbours reporting seeing two people with a white van acting suspiciously at the property on March 25.

Police are asking anyone with information that could help with their inquiries to contact them on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.


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