Metal conductor stolen from church roof

A METAL lightning conductor has been stolen from a Whitley Bay church.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a the 50-foot conductor was taken from St Mary’s Church roof in Claremont Gardens sometime between Monday, July 18, and Friday, July 22.

Thieves climbed on to the roof to take down the conductor and will have needed a vehicle to take it away.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the theft, or anyone acting suspiciously around the church.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 03456 043043 ext 69191 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.