Woman tells of $1000 cost to get gas tank replaced as Wilson Parking beefs up security after cars drilled and drained

November 29th, 2023

Holes drilled in petrol tanks cost the victim the price of petrol and also a replacement tank which can cost upward of $1000. A woman who had her car drained of diesel said the theft cost over $1000, three weeks without a car and a full tank of fuel. Rotorua woman Helen Weblin had been on a day tramping near Taupo when she returned to her SUV-style car and was met with the smell of diesel.

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