Hide wheelie bins to stop them being set on fire, villagers told
AUDLEY: Villagers are being told to hide their wheelie bins – to stop them being stolen and set on fire.
Young arsonists have been snatching the bins and taking them to woods where they are set alight.
Residents in Church Street have already fallen victim to the bin thieves.
Five youths are thought to be at the centre of the arson attacks.
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A police spokesman said: "We are advising residents to try to keep their bins out of view in an attempt to stop them being stolen.
"We have spoken to five youths in front of their parents. They have also been sent on a fire awareness course."