Police are urging people in rural communities to be vigilant following a number of thefts of fuel and quad bikes.
The latest in a spate of incidents happened between the 4th and 7th of November when two quad bikes, one green and one red, were stolen from farms in the Glyndyfrdwy area, just off the A5 near Corwen.
Inspector Siobhan Edwards said: “Over the last few weeks we have experienced an increase in the number of quad bikes being stolen in the Corwen and Glyndyfrdwy areas and we urge people to ensure these vehicles are kept secure.”
Insp Edwards also highlighted the fact that reports have been received of heating oil and red diesel being stolen over the last month, from the Llandegla, Corwen, Betws y Coed, Llangollen, Cerrigydrudion, Llandegla ,Eglwys Bach, Llannefydd and Groersffordd Marli areas.
“Thousands of litres of red diesel and heating oil have been stolen during the past month and we are asking the public to be vigilant in looking after the security of their containers and storage tanks where they are keeping fuel.”
She added: “We urge anyone who sees any person acting suspiciously in their area to contact police on 101.”