Second fuel truck stolen in Lancaster area

January 16, 2008 5:56:41 AM PST
Police are investigating the second fuel truck theft reported in Lancaster County.

Heating Oil Partners officials say the company's fuel distribution truck was located late Tuesday, and decline to give details about the theft.

Police say they are investigating the theft, which occurred late Monday or early Tuesday in Lancaster. The company operates tankers that transport diesel fuel for onsite fueling of customers' trucks in 10 states.

East Cocalico Township police are still searching for a truck with more than 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel reported stolen from Leffler's Oil in Denver Borough last week. Authorities say that 1992 International truck is valued at $25,000 and its cargo of fuel at $3,600.

Information is from the Intelligencer Journal and The Associated Press.

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