A suspected fuel thief has been arrested following proactive work by officers near Canterbury.

Officers were on patrol in the Barham area in the early hours of Friday 1 July 2022 when they noticed a suspicious vehicle.

The car was followed before being stopped in nearby Bridge.


A 30-year-old man from the Canterbury area was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and a number of plastic containers were seized.

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The containers seized

Officers are investigating whether the incident is linked to a report that fuel had been stolen from a lorry near Harbledown on the evening of Thursday 30 June.

By Ed

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