Two Stondon Massey men charged in connection with £1m cable theft investigation

Mick Ferris

Two people have been charged in connection with an investigation into cable thefts which total about £1m.

Police are investigating 25 thefts which took place across in rural areas in north and west Essex, as well as in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Yesterday, three people were arrested in Stondon Massey in connection with the investigation.

Two men have now been charged with conspiracy to steal.

Levi Lee, 20, and Billy Lee, 22, both of Chivers Road, Stondon Massey were due to appear before Colchester Magistrates today.

A 41-year-old man has been released on bail until next month.

Mick Ferris

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