Fuel stolen from Welwyn Garden City petrol station

PETROL was stolen in a late night theft.

Gallons of fuel was poured into a container before the man ran off without paying from Total, on Stanborough Road.

The police helictopter, which was in the nearby area, hunted for the thief after the 12.45am incident on Thursday.

*An 18-year-old man from WGC was arrested on suspicion of making off without payment and cautioned.

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter