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Police arrests fuel thieves

Police arrests fuel thieves

The police arrested four fuel thieves from Bulgaria in Tragwein (Upper Austria) Saturday night. They were about to steal 110 litres of Diesel but were caught red-handed.

The thieves, aged between 28 and 37, were tapping fuel from a lorry at the venue of a company in Tragwein (district of Freistadt). They had already filled 110 litres into their canister, when the owner of the company suddenly stopped them at around 23.30.

Two of the thieves ran to a van and drove off. The rest of the group wanted to hide close to a wood.

All of the members were, however, arrested by the police and taken to the police detention centre in Linz.

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