Get involved: send your photos, videos, news & views by texting 'OXFORD NEWS' to 80360 or email
Police raid scrap metal dealers
11:18am Tuesday 29th May 2012 in News
POLICE investigating metal thefts have this morning carried out a string of co-ordinated raids.
More than 400 police officers have raided six scrap metal dealers in Thames Valley and Middlesex.
Police said the investigation - dubbed Operation Symphony - had been months in the planning and would also target eight associated premises.
In Oxfordshire search teams, detectives and specialist officers are now at yards in Bloxham and Nuneham Courtenay as officers focus on the disposal of stolen metal.
No arrests have yet been made.