Fuel thieves apprehended in South Yorkshire town

A gang of fuel thieves have been apprehended in a South Yorkshire town.

At around 10.30pm last night, a Ford Ka containing four men failed to stop in Hoyland near Barnsley.

Fuel thieves have been apprehended in a South Yorkshire town

Fuel thieves have been apprehended in a South Yorkshire town

Officers pursued the vehicle but the occupants abandoned the car and escaped into a wooded area.

However, when police searched the vehicle, they found several diesel drums and a siphoning kit in the boot.