Two arrested on suspicion of metal theft at Ogbourne St George
Police report that 'two persons of eastern European ethnicity' have been arrested and their vehicle seized this morning on suspicion of metal theft following a suspicious incident earlier today (27 December) at Ogbourne St George.
Following an area search by the East policing team the vehicle - a silver coloured Ford Transit with registration plate commencing 'SW05' was sighted and stopped in Marlborough.
It was found to contain several car batteries, golf clubs, cable and other mixed metals, some of which appeared to be scrap items.
Police are eager to identify these items and ask anyone who might be able to help by calling 101, quoting *19956.