Two arrested over Ballintoy oil theft

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Police arrested two men, aged 18 and 24, on suspicion of the theft of heating oil in Ballintoy in the early hours of Wednesday 28 January.

Inspector John Allen said: “The two men were arrested by officers responding to a 999 call.

“Drums of oil were discovered near to where the pair were arrested.

“It’s important that any suspicious activity is reported immediately to police so that we can make arrests and bring people before the courts where we can.

“I would also advise people to secure oil tanks and keep an eye on your oil levels. Please call the police non-emergency number 101 if you would like further crime prevention advice.”