So, a clear case for Mr Plod, you would think.
No, they are not interested. Only gave him a crime number which he suspects is the same one given to another person in the village who's car was done over the same night- only counts as one crime, I suspect.
We really need a policy of zero tolerance for these offences. What with road drain covers, lead from Church roofs, alloy wheels, railway cabling and now cats, it's long overdue.
I can't understand why the proposal to ban cash buying of scrap has failed. It may at least have helped a little.