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Fuel Tank Security Advice

Police Scotland have been responding to a rising number of calls regarding theft of fuel from domestic and commercial tanks across the North East.

There are a few simple precautions you can take to protect your fuel tank:

  • Using lockable gates
  • Fitting a locking fuel cap or alarm
  • Install Security Lighting
  • Check tank levels regularly

PC Richard Russell from the North East Division Crime Reduction team is recommending people in our rural communities sign up to Rural Watch Scotland. "It is free to join and allows you to keep up to date with crime, safety and security news for your rural area". Sign up at www.ruralwatchscotland.co.uk

Prevention Products to consider

The Oil Defender by Fuel Alarms Ltd


Report any suspicious activity to Police Scotland by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Original message sent by: Richard Russell (Police, Constable, North East Division)

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