TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A hazardous material team and the bomb squad are at the scene of an attempted gasoline theft in the Tampa Bay area.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s officials say several suspects parked a van over the in-ground fuel tanks at a BP gas station near Tampa early Tuesday and began siphoning gasoline into the vehicle.

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Deputies say the suspects abandoned the van — with several hundred gallons of gasoline inside — sometime after 1:10 a.m. Tuesday. They say about 25 gallons of gas spilled into the parking lot.

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Officials say the gas station and several nearby businesses will be closed until the parking lot is cleaned and the van is secured.

No further details are immediately available.

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