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Armed robbers strike at BP service station in Essex

Police officers in Essex are hunting for two people who held up petrol station staff with what is believed to be a gun during an armed robbery.

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Thieves set fire to forecourt ATM in attempt to steal contents

A cash machine on a forecourt was set on fire by thieves attempting to steal its contents.

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Motorbike raiders rob petrol station in Chesham

Cigarettes and cash were stolen during a robbery at a petrol station in Chesham in Buckinghamshire.

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Men questioned over slavery at hand car wash

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of committing modern slavery offences, after a raid on a hand car wash site in Durham.

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Pipeline theft leader sentenced to five years in prison

An Essex man who orchestrated the theft of hundreds of thousands of litres of fuel from an underground pipeline in Kent has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Human trafficking suspected after raids

A worker suspected of being a victim of human trafficking was taken into the care of authorities, and a variety of other possible offences uncovered, during an operation led by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) into hand car wash businesses across Nottingham.

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Staffordshire Police investigate spate of diesel thefts

Staffordshire Police are investigating thefts of diesel worth nearly £300 from three petrol stations in the Tamworth area within a 35-minute timeframe.

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Forecourt bomber sentenced to seven years for ATM attack

A man who blew up an ATM on a forecourt and made off with thousands of pounds of cash has been jailed for seven years.

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Robbers smash their way into shop

Robbers smashed their way into the Texaco garage on Atherton Road, Wigan at about 2.40am on Tuesday October 31, terrifying the member of staff who was on duty.

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Metropolitan Police carry out arrests over Halloween disorder

Police officers arrested four men following a large gathering of people riding motorbikes taking part in a “ride out” on Sunday 29 October in east London and Essex.

Knifeman threatens forecourt assistant

Two men have been arrested after a robber threatened a pregnant forecourt assistant with a six-inch knife during a raid in Norfolk.

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Seven arrested in police raids following burglary investigation

Hertfordshire police officers investigating a rash of burglaries at petrol stations have arrested seven suspects following a series of early morning raids in Harlow.

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Suspected slave trafficker arrested at car wash business

A man suspected of trafficking workers into the UK to work at a hand car wash in Lancashire was arrested by Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) investigators on October 19.

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Two men jailed for theft of ATM from Penny site

Two men have been jailed for a total of nine years following the theft of an ATM from Penny Petrol Station on Hull Road in the Dunnington area of York.

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Thieves cause major damage to Tesco site to steal from ATM

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after an ATM at a petrol station was broken into in Dewsbury.

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Robbers threaten forecourt staff and take money from tills

Police are appealing for information after the Nisa convenience store at the petrol station on Wilton Way in Eston, North Yorkshire, was robbed.

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Knife and crowbar used in robbery from Esso garage

Armed robbers threatened staff at a petrol station in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, with a crowbar and knife before making off with cash from the till.

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Police commend taxi driver who tackled robbers

Nottinghamshire Police have commended a taxi driver for his bravery after two armed robbers he tackled at a Warsop petrol station were jailed for a combined ten years six months.

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Woman badly injured in car crash as she turns onto forecourt

A woman had to be cut free from her car and taken to hospital with potentially life-changing injuries after a crash as she turned into a forecourt on Tuesday October 3.

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Robbers blow up cash machine on forecourt

Police are investigating after four people blew up a cash machine and stole money from a petrol station in Longwick, Buckinghamshire in the early hours of Tuesday October 3.

Appeal for witnesses to robbery at Grantham forecourt shop

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help with an investigation into a robbery at a forecourt shop in Grantham.

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Detectives release CCTV images in witness appeal

Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a North Yorkshire forecourt shop have released CCTV images with the hope that new witnesses may come forward.  

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Police release CCTV film in bid to catch forecourt gunman

Police have released CCTV footage of a robbery at a forecourt shop in which a woman cashier was handed a note that read, “I’ve got a gun”.

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Suspected handgun used in robbery at Shell site in Bradford

Following a robbery with a suspected handgun at a forecourt shop in Bradford, detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the incident.

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Arsonists set fire to Tesco forecourt in Hertfordshire

An incident of arson at a Hertfordshire forecourt is being investigated by police officers and they are appealing for information and witnesses.

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Motorway service station raiders escape with five figure sum

Police at Cambuslang in Scotland are continuing enquiries after a break-in at the Bothwell Services on the M74.

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Major fuel thief jailed after high speed car chase

A fuel thief who attempted to evade arrest by driving at high speeds through Tunbridge Wells in Kent has been jailed.

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Drunk who set himself on fire not charged

A drunk man who stripped and set himself on fire on a filling station forecourt was released without charge after being arrested by West Yorkshire Police officers.

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Knifeman strikes at Asda petrol station in north Manchester

A staff member was threatened with a knife during a robbery at an Asda petrol station in north Manchester.

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Assault leaves petrol station worker unconscious

Police in Rugby are appealing for witnesses after a petrol station worker was violently assaulted in the early hours of Wednesday (August 30) morning.

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Raim Raiders smash cash machine from its moorings

Ram raiders used a stolen agricultural forklift vehicle to smash a cash machine from its moorings and steal it from the BP Totnes Cross Filling Station, in Devon.

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Man arrested after ATM is blown up on forecourt

Police are hunting for a suspect after a cash machine was blown up on an Esso forecourt at Iron Acton in Gloucestershire.

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Burglars break into cash machine in Ludlow

West Mercia Police officers are appealing for information after burglars broke into an ATM at the Co-op petrol station on Foldgate Lane in Ludlow.

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Gang attempts to steal ATM from motorway service area

Leicestershire Police detectives are investigating after thieves tried to steal an ATM in Castle Donington.

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Robbers threaten forecourt staff member with a hammer

Staffordshire Police officers investigating a robbery that occurred at a petrol station at Burntwood in the early hours of Saturday morning (12 August) are appealing for witnesses.

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Police issue CCTV pictures after attack on forecourt

Leicestershire Police officers investigating a serious assault on a petrol station forecourt have released CCTV images of a man they wish to identify and trace in connection with the incident.

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Security van robbed while it is on Asda forecourt

Three robbers stole cash from a G4S security van on Monday August 14 after attacking it with a hammer while it was parked at a Leeds petrol station.

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Men arrested over devices placed on forecourt ATMs

Merseyside Police detectives have arrested three men after a theft from an ATM in Crosby and further offences in the West Midlands area.

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Member of public grapples with armed raiders

Nottinghamshire detectives are appealing for witnesses and information to help their investigation into an armed robbery at a petrol station in Warsop.

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Men armed with crowbar rob Worcestershire forecourt

West Mercia police officers are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a petrol station in Great Witley, Worcestershire.

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Mastermind of pipeline breaches found guilty

An Essex man who orchestrated the theft of hundreds of thousands of litres of fuel from an underground pipeline in Kent has been found guilty following a trial.

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Welding equipment used in attack on forecourt ATM

A criminal used welding equipment in an attempt to break into a forecourt cash machine and then fled when it caught fire yards from the pumps.

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Staff detain man after botched robbery attempt in Sussex

A man has been arrested and charged after a botched attempt at robbery at a petrol station in Storrington, West Sussex.

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Police seeking armed trio after raid on Leeds petrol station

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a petrol station in Leeds.

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Ram raiders smash their way into Essex site

Ram raiders in balaclavas attempted to steal a cash machine from a petrol station in Essex using a stolen flat-bed lorry.

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Forecourt bomber sentenced to six years

A man who blew up an ATM on a forecourt, while the 24-hour site’s manager was in the premises, has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Kevin Eastwood: executive director BOSS

Police forces across the country are under pressure and forecourt retailers have a responsibility to help the police to use their limited resources effectively.

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