Petrol theft wave rears its ugly head in town again

Police investigating a spate of fuel thefts in Hemel Hempstead have released CCTV images as part of their enquiries.

Friday, 29th August 2014, 11:58 am
Do you recognise this man? Photo: CCTV image released by Herts Police

Officers would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the offences, which took place at several petrol stations in the town between Sunday, June 22 and Wednesday, August 20.

The filling stations affected were at the Tesco Extra in Jarman Way, Sainsbury’s Apsley Mills and Texaco on Redbourn Road.

The crimewave follows an ongoing series of thefts directly from the fuel tanks of vehicles within the last year.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to contact Det Con Brigitte Lee on the police non-emergency number 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.