Fuel Theft

Gerrard Cross made this Freedom of Information request to City of London Police

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Dear City of London Police,

Please can you provide me with the amount of reported incidents where fuel/diesel has been stolen from cars and trucks over the last three (3) years. This can include fuel being syphoned directly from the fuel tanks.

Please note that I'm not interested in bilking incidents.

Yours faithfully,

Gerrard Cross

Clark Edward, City of London Police


Dear Mr Cross,




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Yours sincerely,



Dave Lockyear

Information Access Manager




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Birchall Ian, City of London Police

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Dear Mr Cross,


Please find attached the answer from the City Of London Police regarding
your recent freedom of information request.


If you should have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.





PC Ian Birchall

Information Access Officer
Intelligence and Information Directorate
City of London Police | 182 Bishopsgate | London EC2M 4NP
Email: Ian.Birchall@cityoflondon.police



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