Pct. 4 deputies searching for thieves who took over $8K of diesel fuel from Spring gas station

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies need the public's help to identify thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of diesel fuel from a Spring gas station.

Harris County Precinct 4 constable deputies responded to the Chevron gas station located at 6114 Root Road in the North Hampton subdivision on Monday in response to a theft call.

Investigators said surveillance video shows the suspects unlock a gas pump and steal 1,754 gallons of diesel fuel, totaling $8,331.50.

The suspects were operating multiple vehicles, including a white 1990 extended cab Ford Super Duty flatbed pickup with five middle roof clearance lights with the middle not working, deputies said.

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With gas prices soaring, fuel is becoming a target of thieves. A manager of a gas station in southwest Houston says his surveillance camera caught the suspects in action.

According to Constable Mark Herman, the driver of the flatbed was wearing a yellow hooded rain jacket.

"If you have any information regarding the identity of the suspect or owner of the vehicle, in this case, you are urged to contact our dispatch at 281-376-3472 or your local law enforcement," Herman said.

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