Heating oil thefts from Battle area

Thefts of heating oil are on the rise in the Battle area.

Five hundred litres of oil, worth £300 was stolen from the a tank at the side of a house in Mountfield between October 12 - 10.

In a separate theft 1,000 litres of heating oil was stolen from a property at Stonegate between October 17 and 21. Police are seeking witnesses.