Send photos, video and news by texting GUARDIAN SERIES to 80360 (cost 10p), or email us
Essex police arrest 38-year-old man on suspicion of fuel thefts
A 38-year-old man from the Waltham Abbey area was arrested as part of a crackdown on petrol thefts this morning.
The arrested man is suspected of 90 counts of thefts of fuel and 17 thefts from a vehicle and is being bailed pending further enquiries.
Properties in Waltham Abbey and Chingford were searched as part of an operation investigating offences in Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Greater London dating back to February this year.
A team of 23 officers took part in executing the warrants with officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team working alongside the Operational Support Group.