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One-legged man sought for stealing fuel

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The man shown in this picture stole fuel from a Banora Point service station after placing a stolen number plate on the front of his car, police say. Photo NSW Police Media
The man shown in this picture stole fuel from a Banora Point service station after placing a stolen number plate on the front of his car, police say. Photo NSW Police Media

Tweed Heads Police are hoping the public can help them identify a man who stole petrol from a Banora Point service station. The clue – he has one leg missing.

Police say that between 4am and 5am on Thursday April 23, a Queensland registration plate bearing the number 444JZP was stolen from the front of a blue Nissan Navara utility in the Banora Point area.

The stolen number plate was later attached to the vehicle shown in the above CCTV image.

A short time later, the white utility was spotted nearby service station, where the male driver refuelled the vehicle but failed to pay. The man is described being 30 to 40 years of age, medium build with dark hair.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Tweed Heads Police Station on 0755 360999.

 


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