Lone lorry driver fights back against thieves after spate of thefts from trucks

A lorry driver tackled two men single-handedly when they attempted to steal fuel from his truck. Detectives are appealing for information following the assault in Buckden. The brave lorry driver fought back after a series of thefts from trucks on the A14[1].

The incident happened in a lay-by on the A1 at about 11.45pm on Thursday, July 13 when the lorry driver was woken up by a man attempting to steal fuel from his cab. The driver confronted the man and as a result was assaulted. While on the floor a second offender also assaulted him, leaving him with minor injuries.

The two men drove off in a white Ford Transit van.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting CF0399570717, or visit www.contactcambspolice.uk/Report/[2].

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org[3].


  1. ^ series of thefts from trucks on the A14 (www.cambridge-news.co.uk)
  2. ^ www.contactcambspolice.uk/Report/ (www.contactcambspolice.uk)
  3. ^ www.crimestoppers-uk.org (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)

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