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Maldon: Oil theft suspects released without charge
Two men arrested on suspicion of attempting to steal heating oil from a property in Tolleshunt Knights have been released without charge.
Police are continuing to investigate after officers were contacted at about 1.40am on Wednesday following reports that a couple of men were trying to take oil from his home on a road off the B1023 Barnhall Road.
The police helicopter scoured the area while a dog handler searched the roads and fields.
Two men from Gravesend and Rochester in Kent were arrested in a field off nearby Barnhall Road.
After questioning, the 26-year-old and 22-year-old men were released without charge.
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