Arrested after run of thefts

A MAN has been arrested after a string of petrol drive offs in a stolen car.

Albury officers arrested the ACT man on the Hume Highway at midday on Monday.

The vehicle he was driving, which had false plates, was linked to petrol thefts in Albury, Holbrook and Bungendore over the past month.

A vehicle identification number check showed the vehicle had been stolen from Parkville in Melbourne.

Police are continuing to make enquiries.