Scunthorpe

Men arrested as police recover £150k of stolen goods from Scunthorpe scrap yard

Humberside Police have recovered a number of high value stolen items believed to be worth over £150,000 from a premises in Scunthorpe.

A number of road rollers, generators and other vehicles were found at a scrap yard on Wybeck Road as part of an investigation into stolen goods.

It’s believed a number of the vehicles and equipment come from other areas outside of the Humberside Force area, such as West and South Yorkshire, and Leicestershire.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicki Miller said: “We are liaising with other agencies in relation to offences linked to trading standards.

“There are still ongoing enquiries to identify and ascertain the full extent of involvement of the handling of stolen goods.”

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting log number 305 of October 2.