Rising copper prices are leading to strange thievery stories again. Check this one:
Slinfold home damaged after copper theft
Sun, Jan 23 2011
A HOUSE in Slinfold was severely damaged by floods after burglars stole copper piping from the premises.
Police were called to the unoccupied house in Five Oaks Road at about 1pm on Monday (January 17).
The water leaked from upstairs and caused the ceilings to collapse.