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'Smart water' wards off church thieves


Stripping lead from Church roofs is hardly a new phenomenon. However, it is now one of the fastest growing crimes in Britain. In a new twist, thieves are apparently using Google Earth to pick their targets.

The Church of England's is fighting back and using Nano-technology to catch them.

Ben Ando reports from St Leonard's church in Colchester.


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