Suffolk: Police link petrol forecourt thefts worth more than £1,000

Forecourts across Suffolk have been targeted

Forecourts across Suffolk have been targeted - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

More than £1,000 worth of fuel has been stolen across petrol forecourts over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Three of the four petrol stations hit were in Ipswich, with the fourth in Coddenham, near Needham Market.

A white van has been seen at all four petrol stations.

Police were alerted to the first theft which happened in Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, between 4pm and 4.30pm on Saturday.

Two men left the station in a van without paying. The first man is white, of a slim build, with black short hair and was wearing a red top. The second man wore a grey shirt.


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On Sunday forecourts in Goddard Road and Sproughton Road, Ipswich and along the A140 in Coddenham had fuel stolen.

Call police on 101.

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