Stupid vandals cut wrong Hatfield cable

STUPID vandals attempting to stop speed cameras on the A1(M) from working, have cut the wrong cables – TWICE. The fibre optic cabling has twice been sabotaged. Police believe the criminals were aiming for the 40mph speed cameras slowing traffic down whi

STUPID thieves attempting to stop speed cameras on the A1(M) from working, have cut the wrong cables - TWICE.

The fibre optic cabling has twice been sabotaged.

Police believe the criminals were aiming for the 40mph speed cameras slowing traffic down while work is carried out in the Hatfield Tunnel.

But they are simply disabling the traffic management cameras, which monitor the flow between junctions three and four.


You may also want to watch:


Pc Steve Warman said: "Cutting safety equipment is a serious offence

and we would urge those responsible to think about the consequences of their actions."

Most Read

A Highways Agency spokesman added: "We are working with the police to increase patrols.

"If the cameras are cut it poses a big safety risk."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0845 33 00 222.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus