Scrap metal offender apologised for theft

An offender has apologised and made a donation to charity after he was reported for theft of scrap metal and failure to have a collectors licence.

Thursday, 10th April 2014, 1:10 pm

Police were alerted to the incident where a man had pulled up outside a property on Wash Green, Wirksworth, and loaded metal items into his van that were left on the residents drive.

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During investigations, officers also found that the man failed to produce the correct documentation of a collectors licence.

The issue was resolved by means of restorative justice when the victim decided that they were happy to accept a full apology from the offender.