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Nottinghamshire Police have launched an appeal following the theft of thousands of pounds worth of rare bio fuel.

The “costly theft” has caused significant inconvenience to a local business, Nottinghamshire Police said.

The theft occurred in the early hours of Friday, April 21 at an address in Nunn Brook Road, Huthwaite.

Officers are seeking to trace a lorry seen in the area at the time and are appealing to drivers to check any relevant dashcam footage.

The white lorry, which had a blue open-sided trailer was in the area for more than two hours before it was driven away at around 3.30am.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen this vehicle to come forward.

PC Scott Lane, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a brazen and extremely costly theft that caused significant inconvenience to a local business. We are determined to catch up with whoever was responsible and are asking the public for help in tracing this lorry, which was seen on CCTV.

“If you saw this lorry in that area we want to hear from you.”

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 339 of 22 April 2023.