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Cable stolen on line between Prestatyn and Mostyn

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Officers are appealing for help in tracing a group of people who have been stealing cable on the line between Prestatyn and Mostyn.

Between 24 August and 5 October, cable has been stolen on several occasions from areas where works are being undertaken to improve the line.

On at least one occasion, a group were seen to leave the scene in a white van.

Investigating officer PC Dave Robinson said: “Stealing cable might seem like a victimless crime, but it is highly dangerous and  causes long disruptions to a project that is trying to improve the network for everyone.

“We’ve got officers dedicated to tracing those responsible and are looking at a host of options for catching them, including CCTV and forensics. I am confident that forensic opportunities will lead to the offenders.
“We’ll also have extra patrols out and about on the line and are in constant discussions with scrap metal dealers across the country.

“If you know who is responsible, or have any information which you think could help, please contact us by calling 0800 40 50 40 or texting 61016.”

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