From the community policing bulletin:
We have received reports of thefts of scrap metal from gardens of properties in the area of North Devon and Torridge recently.
The suspects are two males in a white Mercedes Sprinter Van, possibly with sign writing on it.
Please consider securing any scrap metal in a locked shed or garage, or dispose of as soon as possible.
If you have any way of making the metal identifiable to you or your business then please take steps to do this. If you would like further advice or information please visit the Devon and Cornwall Police website.
If you see any suspicious activity please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 101, please take a note of descriptions and vehicle registrations. Please phone 999 if a crime is taking place.