A war memorial stripped of its plaque
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Metal thieves target Britain's war memorials

Thefts of metal from war memorials, metal plaques, marble rifles and bronze statues of soldiers are increasing at an alarming rate.

It is thought the rising price of metals has pushed up the number of incidents.

Now the War Memorials Trust, which is supported by the Duchess of Cornwall, has launched a campaign to stop it happening, as Angus Crawford reports.

  • 31 Oct 2011
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