West Mercia Police officers are hunting for a group of people following a series of incidents in Hereford.

The incidents occurred across recent nights, with tens of thousands of pounds worth of copper items stolen.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:

“Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team would like to inform you of recent thefts on the 28th, 29th and 30th of May, between the hours of 01:00 – 02:00am at a business in Rotherwas Industrial Estate. 

“A group of 6-8 individuals wearing dark clothing and balaclavas have entered the site through a field.  

“High value copper wiring and various other copper items have been taken within a span of 10-15 minutes which have left the business of a loss of £20,000 – £30,000. 

“Please be vigilant around the area and ensure that any valuable goods are securely out of view and locked away.

“If you see any suspicious activity in the area, please contact the Police on 999.”