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Two men arrested following attempted fuel theft on A1 at Newark



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Two men aged 27 and 23 from the Worksop area were arrested last night (Monday) on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle on the A1 at Newark.

The offenders were disturbed stealing fuel from a lorry parked in a lay-by while the driver was asleep.

The offenders attempted to escape on foot across fields and in a vehicle, and were apprehended by police.

Officers recovered approximately 750 litres of stolen diesel and seized two vehicles used by the suspects.

A Newark Police spokesman said: "We were assisted at the incident by Worksop officers, Police Helicopter, Police Dog Kobi and the Force Drone."

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