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Metal theft at the Knavesmire


12:15pm 18th November 2011

Four men have been charged following an investigation into the theft of metal from York Racecourse.

The suspects were arrested on 17th October 2011 after a member of the public reported seeing someone cutting up metal railings with a saw and loading them onto the back of a van at the bottom of Cherry Lane, near the Holiday Inn.

The van and the metal were seized and the four suspects, all local men aged 18, 20, 23 and 34, have now been charged with criminal damage and theft.

They are due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 30th November 2011.

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