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Diesel stolen from lorry on Lincoln bypass

Thieves have syphoned around 130 gallons of fuel from a lorry parked on a lay-by on the A46 in Lincoln.

The incident happened between 7pm on February 18 and 7am on February 19.

A Volvo HGV lorry was parked in a southbound lay-by on the bypass, between Skellingthorpe Roundabout and Doddington Road.

The offender(s) forced open the locked fuel cap and syphoned some 130 gallons (around 490 litres) of diesel, worth around £650.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in this area between these times to call them on 101 quoting incident 24 of 19/02/2014.