Reminder – secure your fuel tanks and vehicles

Western Southland Police are reminding people to secure fuel tanks and vehicles, after recent reports of diesel thefts in the area.

Vehicles targeted include commercial vehicles on worksites, as well as those left in isolated areas such as paddocks.

This week, there have been fuel thefts reported from two roadworks sites in Waimatuku and Winton, and one from a rural property in Hokonui.

It’s an important reminder to ensure tanks are secure and locked to restrict theft and tampering.

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