Industrial estate diesel thefts on the increase in Somerset
An increase in diesel thefts has been reported in the Taunton, Highbridge and Bridgwater areas of Somerset.
Avon and Somerset Police said fuel thieves have been targeting businesses on industrial estates.
In each case, diesel has been stolen from either a vehicle fuel tank or a larger tank used to fill vehicles.
The most recent incident is the theft of diesel from lorries parked in Priorswod Road, Taunton, overnight between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
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Other crimes include three thefts of diesel from vehicles in Bindon Road, Taunton, and two thefts of diesel from fuel tanks in Isleport Business Park in Highbridge.
Police are keen to hear from anyone with any information, or anyone who has seen diesel being sold at suspiciously low prices or in other suspicious circumstances.
Call DC Becky Maddison on 101.