Alert: Theft of Lead From Church in East Riding

Please be vigilant and watch for suspicious activity around St. Nicholas’ Church, Newbald.

Humberside Police has informed us that there has been a run of theft of lead from church roofs within the East Riding of Yorkshire area. Since 18th September, there have been four thefts; St Lawrence in Sigglesthorne, St Mary’s in Lockington, St Peters in Hutton Cranswick and St Peters in Lockington. There are not any descriptions of suspects, nor any CCTV footage available. 

It is imperative that we stay on guard and seek to protect our church. Please let the clerk know on of anything you see that feels wrong.

The non emergency contact number for the Police is 101. If you witness a crime in progress, call 999.