Thieves steal Wanstead police station roof

It sounds amazing, but police have confirmed that 10 days ago a lead roof was stolen from Wanstead police station in Spratt Hall Road. A police spokesperson told the Wanstead Guardian the theft took place on the night of Saturday 12 May but that the roof had now been repaired. No arrests have been made.

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9 Comments on "Thieves steal Wanstead police station roof"


  1. The trail for the culprit has gone cold; the police are now looking at new leads.


  2. BREAKING NEWS: Hole in station roof: the police are looking into it.

    Sorry Ronnie.

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