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Construction site targeted for fuel bowser theft

Fri, October 10, 2014 - 11:23:00

A construction site was left damaged and without fuel after thieves made off with 1500 litres of diesel which they had taken from the on-site fuel bowser.

Police are appealing for information after diesel was stolen by thieves from a fuel bowser on a construction site near Bruton, Somerset.  So far police have received reports that a white car and a white transit van entered the construction…

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Homeowner targeted for heating oil theft

Fri, October 10, 2014 - 11:15:00

A homeowner discovered that they had been left without heating after their heating oil tank had been emptied of £300 worth of fuel.

The property in Hensbury Lane, had 500 litres of heating oil stolen from a large tank at the front of their home in Bere Ferrers, Devon. Investigators revealed that the discovery was only made when the owner went to use their heating due to the recent…

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Theft of diesel fuel in Somerset

Thu, October 09, 2014 - 12:41:00

Two vehicles have been broken into over the weekend, leaving the owners without fuel and their satellite navigation devices.

The incident took place at a compound in Frome and it is thought that the fuel syphoned from the vehicles totalled a value of £480. CCTV at the site on Mells Road was also smashed during the incident. The occurrence is said to have taken place over the weekend,…

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