Man stole fuel worth £63 from a Leyton BP garage

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Police in Waltham Forest have a CCTV image of a fuel thief.  

The man is accused of stealing petrol from a BP garage in High Road, Leyton, on March 28 at 6:45pm. 

Police claim the driver of the silver Ford Focus with an '08 number plate filled up £63 worth of fuel and drove off without paying. 

The CCTV image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information should contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Update July 15, 2014: Police confirmed to the Guardian that the suspect has been cleared and the matter is now closed. 

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