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Two found hiding in field after oil theft
10:31am Wednesday 7th August 2013 in News
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing heating oil in Tolleshunt Knights.
A widespread search involving several police vehicles, dogs and the helicopter took place just before 2am this morning near Tiptree.
Residents reported the crime and revealed two men fled after their car failed to start.
Two men were arrested in a nearby field, off Barnhall Road.
A 26-year-old man from Gravesend and a 22-year-old man from Rochester were arrested on suspicion of oil theft and remain in custody this morning.
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