Three men are due to appear in court, accused of stealing lead from the roof of a care home in Halesowen.
Police were called late on 27 May after a passerby had spotted a group of men up ladders, allegedly stripping lead off the roof of Halesowen Project for the Elderly on the townâ€™s Queensway.
Dudley Police were quickly despatched to the scene and stopped three men nearby. The trio were arrested and earlier today (20 June) the suspects were charged with theft.
Mark Bilsby, aged 49 and from Naggersfield Road, Brierley Hill, David Fletcher, aged 21 and from Junction Road, Lye and Jamie Bourne, aged 34 and also from Junction Road, Lye will appear before Dudley Magistrates Court on 15 July.