Metal thieves steal 8ft skip

METAL thieves have used a waste removal truck to steal a massive skip in Blackpool.

The incident happened between 4pm on Wednesday and 7am on Thursday at Blackpool Business Park on Amy Johnson Way, South Shore.

The thieves parked the vehicle outside the front of company premises, while the business was closed, before stealing the 35 yard long, 8ft high industrial skip.

They made off with their conspicuous load.

Police are appealing for witnesses.