The Province

Thieves steal steel bridge


PRAGUE — Thieves in the Czech Republic have made away with a 10-tonne steel pedestrian bridge in the latest case of scrap metal heists plaguing the country, police said.

“The police know the identity of the thieves. An investigat­ion is underway,” local police spokeswoma­n Katerina Bohmova said.

Using a crane, a crafty group of thieves dismantled the bridge and about 200 metres of railway track, SZDC, a company managing Czech railway infrastruc­ture, confirmed.

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