Petrol thief branded a ‘moron’

Pensioner’s fuel stolen for fourth time.

Petrol thieves have targeted a car in Honiton for a fourth time.

The victim has branded the culprit “a moron” , saying: “Something awful could have happened if I’d driven the car.”

The Vauxhall Astra was parked in the long stay car park in Dowell Street when the theft happened.

It was discovered by a resident on Sunday morning, who alerted the car’s owner.

“I was told my car had been tampered with,” said the victim.

He is reporting the theft to police.