Fuel thieves apprehended in South Yorkshire town

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

By Dan Hayes
Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 4:49 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 4:53 pm
Fuel thieves have been apprehended in a South Yorkshire town
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.

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

Fuel thieves have been apprehended in a South Yorkshire town

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