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Tollesbury: Hundreds of pounds worth of heating oil stolen
Hundreds of pounds worth of heating oil has been stolen from houses in Tollesbury.
Around £200 worth of oil was stolen from a house in North Road between September 18 and October 2.
Thieves also stole £300 worth of oil from anoth house in the same road between September 15 and September 29.
Police believe the thefts are linked.
Sgt Perry Land said: “It’s a valuable commodity and very expensive.
“It’s a very valuable thing to steal.”
He urged owners of heating oil to make sure the storage tank was securely locked and well lit.
Anyone with information about the thefts should contact police on 101.
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