Czech metal thieves dismantle 10-ton bridge. Metal thieves in the Czech Republic dismantled an entire 10-ton bridge and more than 650ft of track. (Telegraph)
Last month The Daily Telegraph reported that metal theft had cost the Church of England £10 million last year, with the value of church insurance claims rise from £173,000 to almost £4.5 million across the country.
Metal theft is estimated to cost the British economy £770 million every year.