Man arrested after petrol pump worth £30,000 damaged
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A man has been arrested after a petrol pump, worth in excess of £30,000, was damaged in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
We were called to a petrol station on Talke Road, Chesterton, at 11.15pm on Friday (7 April) following reports of criminal damage.
A black Nissan Nivaro was seen entering the petrol station just after 11.05pm on Friday (7 April).
Shortly after, a white Ford flat-bed tipper vehicle was seen reversing at speed into a petrol pump.
The Nivaro and the Ford tipper vehicle left the scene in convoy.
No one was reported injured, however, the damage caused to the pump was worth more than £30,000.
A 34-year-old man, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage to property and dangerous driving. He has since been granted conditional police bail while our inquiries continue.
If you have any information or relevant CCTV or dashcam footage that could help us, please message us on our LiveChat via our website or call 101, quoting 938 of 7 April.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.