LEAD has been stolen from the roof of a village church.

Police received reports that thieves had stolen the material from the roof of St Leonard’s church, in Rectory Road, Oakley on Saturday.

It is believed that the incident took place overnight on August 31.

A further report was made to police on the Sunday that lead had been stolen from the same location.

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident they should contact 101 quoting 44190310995.