Cops try to shed light on thieves

The Sunday Post (Inverness) - - News -

A lamp­post has been cut down and stolen from a foot­path in Eng­land, po­lice say.

The sus­pects used a hack­saw to cut down the lamp­post on a path in Hert­ford­shire yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Po­lice of­fi­cers want to speak to a man who flagged down a po­lice car near the in­ci­dent while he was out walk­ing his dog.

Two men have been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of crim­i­nal dam­age and theft.

Ear­lier this year, cops in the Nether­lands pulled over a man who had two stolen lamp-posts strapped to the top of his car.

And in 2012 a gang of thieves stole a 10 tonne bridge in the Czech Repub­lic af­ter pre­tend­ing they had been hired to de­mol­ish it.

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