Greater Manchester is the UK’s fuel theft capital, shocking new figures have revealed.

More than a quarter of a million pounds worth of petrol, diesel, oil and red diesel was swiped by thieves in the region during 2015 – more than anywhere else in the country.

Reported by The Manchester Evening News. You can read the full story here. 

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