Harwich: Police warn people of fuel thefts from cars after a number of vehicles are targeted

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Police are appealing for information after fuel has been taken from several vehicles in Harwich.

The petrol has been taken from the tank of a red Skoda Felicia which was parked in Adelaide Street.

Around £50 worth of fuel has been taken on various occasions between July 1 and September 16.

The nearside front wheel nuts of the vehicle were also loosened during the last incident which took place sometime overnight on September 15.

Owners of other cars parked in the road have also noticed damage around their filler caps but no fuel has been taken.


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Police would like to speak to people who may have seen suspicious activity in the area.

Anyone that can help is asked to call officers at Harwich on 101.

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Officers are also advising anyone living in the area to check their vehicles before they drive them to ensure everything is order.

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