Cooking Oil Theft

Alert message sent 23/12/2011 14:37:00
Information sent on behalf of Cumbria Police
Cumbria Police are reporting a recent increase in used cooking oil thefts from business'.
Van's have been attending business which leave there oil out for collection by accredited firms who normally pay and invoice and they have stolen the oils.
Due to the low value level of individual barrels Police believe not all these incidents are being reported.
Can all business please be vigilant in the future by keeping there oil secure and check on who is removing them and report any crimes or suspisious incidents to Police.
If any person has any information relating to these thefts can you please contact PC 1917 Parkin at Ulverston Police Station on Cumbria Police's new non emergency number of 101 or alternatively you can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Christine Booth (Police, Constable, South BCU)

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