Scrap yard owners arrested

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THE owners of a scrap metal yard have been arrested and more than £60,000 in cash, closed-circuit TV footage and computer hard drives seized in raids in Goole.

Police executed search warrants on Wagstaff Recycling on Long Lane and a house in Templar Close, arresting 14 people.

Six, including the yard owners and management, were interviewed at Selby Police Station and then released on bail, while eight workers were arrested and bailed on the spot.

A cash sniffer dog was used to search the premises and £62,000 seized.

A small amount of telecoms cable was found.