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Early this morning (Tuesday 28 March 2023) our officers were on routine patrol in Scarborough. Shortly after 4am they spotted two teenagers walking down the street with a large amount of electrical copper piping.
Officers stopped the teenagers to make further enquiries. A short time later they were both arrested.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and burglary.
A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of burglary.
They both remain in police custody.
Officers are keen to hear from anyone in Scarborough who may have had an amount of copper wire stolen from premises.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected]
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230054885.