Police helicopter called in to catch alleged lead thieves in Ley Street, Ilford

The police helicopter was brought in to help find two men suspected of stealing lead from a building in Ley Street, Ilford.

Two men aged 25 and 26 years old were arrested at about 2.30am this morning.

They have both been detained at a police station.

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