Vandals damage lorry at M1 service station with driver asleep in cab

Three men have been arrested after a lorry was damaged at Tibshelf services on the M1.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 1:09 pm

Police received a report at about 3.20am on Tuesday reporting men acting suspiciously alongside lorries parked up at the site.

A car was then seen to leave the services.

Officers from Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit followed the car and stopped it on the M1, arresting three men inside on suspicion of vehicle interference.

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Police say they have upped patrols after lorries were targeted at Tibshelf Services.

The men, aged 22, 24 and 36, and from South Yorkshire, remained in custody on Tuesday morning and will be questioned.

One lorry at the services was later found to have been damaged while the driver was asleep in the cab.

Officers say they have increased patrols in the area following recent attacks on lorries parked up at the site overnight.

If you have any information about these incidents, call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.