Illegal treasure hunters have damaged part of Hadrian's Wall, experts claim. So-called nighthawk metal detectorists are blamed for more than 50 holes found around the 1,900-year-old Brunton Turret section, near Hexham, Northumberland. Historic England said those responsible were searching for loot such as Roman coins and military regalia. [BBC News, June 2018]
nighthawk [sense]New Word Suggestion
a metal detectorist whose detecting activities are illegal and often done at night
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