Brass and copper taken from industrial unit

Police are appealing for witnesses for a metal theft and arson attack at Pye Bridge Industrial Estate on Wednesday, February 1.

A van was taken from an industrial unit between 4pm on the Wednesday and 10.30pm that evening, when it was discovered torched by the side of the road at Lower Birchwood in Somercotes.

It is believed thieves used the van to transport scrap brass and copper they had raided from another unit there.

If you have any information which could help police call the non-emergency number 101.