Mansfield woman charged with diesel theft

A woman has been charged with the theft of diesel following a police crackdown on fuel being stolen in Mansfield.

Sally Ann Brentnall (33), of Houfton Road, Mansfield, was arrested on Monday, charged with the theft of diesel and bailed until next Monday.

Two other counts of theft of diesel and one additional count of theft of clothing will also be taken into consideration when she appears at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court next week.

Police have increased patrols in parts of Mansfield following a rise in diesel thefts with extra officers being deployed to gather intelligence.