Man Injured During Lead Roof Theft

25 year old arrested after falling from building

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A man's been injured after falling off a a roof while allegedly trying to strip its lead.

Officers were called at 6.40am on Friday 28th October by a member of the public who had seen two men at the W13 Youth Centre, in Churchfield Road, West Ealing.

He heard a crash and saw one fall off the roof.

The two ran off but the injured man needed treatment from an ambulance crew on Dane Road - 150m away from the theft. The 25 year old was arrested and is bailed to return to Acton Police station on the 15 November 2010.

Police are still looking for two other men in connection with this theft.

The first suspect described as Black, with short cropped hair wearing a light Jacket and dark bottoms. The only description  available for the second is that he was wearing dark clothing.

If you have any information about these suspects please call Acton CID on 0208-721-7062 or if you wish to remain anonymous please call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.         

Police say about four metres of lead was stolen from the youth club.


November 8, 2010

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