Police put Western Cape petrol thief on wanted list, release indentikit

12 February 2016 - 15:35 By TMG Digital

A police identikit has been issued for a motorist who drove off from a petrol station without paying after filling up with fuel. While he had false number plates on the car‚ his appearance was distinctive enough for a detailed sketch to be made of him.Cases of "fill up and flee" were a problem in 2014‚ but have been reported less often since then.

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