Cops find shed rammed with containers as probe into diesel theft in Sheffield is launched

A police probe into the theft of diesel across Sheffield has been launched.

Officers searched a property in High Green earlier this week and found a shed rammed with containers.

They seized a vehicle and have carried out interviews as part of the investigation.

The raid was carried out by the Sheffield North East neighbourhood policing team.

A police investigation has been launched into the theft of diesel across Sheffield

In a Facebook post, the team said: “The team executed a warrant in High Green in relation to the theft of and sale of diesel within the area as a result of information passed by the community.

“Whilst this might seem like victimless crime it can have an impact on both vehicle users and business by increasing their costs.

“People have been interviewed in relation to the matter and enquiries are ongoing.”

Anyone with information about the theft of diesel in the city should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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