Gutted: A villa in Mordialloc was severely damaged by fire on Tuesday. Picture: Gary Sissons
Blaze destroys unit
A MORDIALLOC man charged with setting alight a Governor Rd villa unit faced Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (5 September) charged with criminal damage by fire. He was expected to be further remanded to the same court at a later date. Moorabbin detectives said the unit, pictured, was “substantially” damaged by the blaze about 10.30am. It was extinguished by Keysborough, Edithvale and Springvale fire crews. A brigade spokeswoman said “every room as well as the roof” was damaged.
Search for failed robber
POLICE are still searching for a man who used a boning knife in a failed attempt to rob an Edithvale service station in June. The man entered the Station St servo, 6.30pm, Saturday 17 June, and allegedly pointed the knife at the attendant while demanding cash. The attendant refused and the man walked off. He is described as Caucasian, late 20s, wearing a grey hooded puffer jacket and blue jeans. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.
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Wallet lost, cards used
A MORDIALLOC man who lost his Louis Vuitton wallet in Nepean Highway, Mordialloc, discovered later that his credit card had been used in four fraudulent transactions, Wednesday 23 August. These included purchases at an Edithvale service station as well as products online.
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• Coco Peat • Fans
• Grow Rooms
• Systems and much more...
Caught on camera: The man police are seeking over the attempted service station robbery.
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