Diesel stolen from two Fenland schools during the Easter holiday

DIESEL destined to heat the classrooms in two Fenland schools was stolen during Easter holiday raids.

Police are appealing for information after the diesel was stolen from both schools in the Wisbech area.

Offenders broke into secured sheds overnight on Tuesday (April 17) and siphoned large quantities of diesel from tanks.

The thefts took place at Murrow Primary School, Murrow Bank between 4pm on April 17 and 7.30am on April 18.

The second happened at Guyhirn VC Primary School, High Road between 5pm on April 17 and 10am on April 18.

Detective Constable Andy Rudd, investigating, said: “I am keen to hear from anyone who may have any information about these thefts.

“I am particularly looking for anyone who may have seen a silver estate vehicle acting suspiciously in the area.”

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Anyone with information should contact DC Rudd on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.