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ce patrol Rings thief did runner

Home robbed

A PARKDALE man who went out for a run returned to find his car, keys and cards missing, 7am, Sunday 7 January. The man’s wife and children were at the Nepean Highway house at the time but did not hear or see the thief. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Bike taken

AN expensive French mountain bike was stolen from a storage cage beneath a Mentone apartment block, overnight Saturday 6 January. Thieves cut into the cage at the Phillips St property and stole the Lapierre Zesty bike, which is valued at $3000-$4000.

Schools the targets

THIEVES stole two TV sets and an iPad from Mentone Primary School, Childers St, 6.20pm,

Saturday 6 January. St John Vianney’s Primary School, Parkdale, was hit by vandals who climbed in through the roof, Friday 29 December to Tuesday 2 January. Offices at the school were ransacked and food and drink stolen from staff rooms.

Items stolen, left behind A DELL laptop and coins were stolen from a Canterbury Rd, Braeside, business, while drills and rotary cutters which the thieves piled up at the door were left behind, overnight Thursday 4 January.

Authorised by M Dreyfus, 566 Main St Mordialloc.

A 26-YEAR-OLD woman who was captured by police while driving a stolen car on the Monash Freeway, Monday 8 January, may be charged with stealing expensive jewellery from Southland. Detectives will allege the woman visited a high-end jeweller on Boxing Day and asked to see two rings valued at $20,000. When a staff member’s attention was diverted she allegedly “did a runner” with the rings. Although detectives knew her identity the woman was not seen again until a pursuit in which a Pakenham woman’s Suzuki Swift was driven across road spikes and crashed into three police cars with its tyres shredded. She is also expected to be charged with aggravated burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and conduct endangering serious injury.

Lock before you leave POLICE are appealing for residents to lock their cars and secure their valuables, especially while at home, at the beach or shopping. Detective Sergeant Michael Coughlin, of Moorabbin CIU, said laptops, phones, wallets containing cash and credit cards and other valuables were common targets for thieves who preyed upon the careless and the unwary. “Even if your car is parked in the driveway it should still be locked and valuables removed – especially overnight,” Detective Coughlin said.

566 Main Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195 P: 9580 4651 E: mark.dreyfus.mp@aph.gov.au

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