Metal theft at school site

METAL thieves have carried out a raid at a Morpeth school.

Around 10m of copper waste pipe was stolen from Chantry Middle School in Mitford Road after the culprits gained access to the site.

The theft took place between 1.30pm on Saturday and 6am on Monday.

Police inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information about the crime should contact police on 101, ext 69191.