Police appeal after large amount of diesel recovered

Police in Weymouth are appealing for help from the public after a large amount of diesel was recovered in the town.

Three men arrested after theft of red diesel

Three local men, two in their twenties and one in his fifties, have been arrested and released on police bail until the end of January 2014.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 28:313. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

3 arrests after 300 litres of diesel recovered

Police have released this picture of 12 large drums of stolen diesel Credit: Dorset Police

Police in Weymouth are appealing for help from the public after a large amount of diesel was recovered in the town.

On Saturday 28 December 2013, officers arrested three men on suspicion of theft.

Police Constable Andy Dickinson, of Weymouth Police, said: “Approximately 300 litres of red diesel believed to have been stolen from premises in Weymouth or in the surrounding area, has been recovered. I am appealing to anyone who has recently discovered a theft of red diesel to contact the police.

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