There has been some concern about the level of church lead thefts in Norfolk and Suffolk over the last few months. On Friday Norfolk Constabulary issued a statement:
Police have charged a man in connection with lead thefts from two churches in Norfolk.
Marian Cristian Nitu, aged 22 and from Birmingham, has been charged with two counts of theft.
The charges relate to the theft of lead from St Peter’s Church in Guestwick in September 2014 and All Saints Church in Alby in October 2015.
Nitu has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday 29 January 2016.For further details of the Norfolk thefts see here.