4 October 2016

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NEWS DESK Crime report

Bike stolen A $1000 Cannondale cycle was stolen from a Somers house, overnight Saturday 1 October. Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Drake, of Mornington Peninsula CIU, said the men’s 26-inch cream and orange bike was stolen from the shed of the Alexandra Av house after the owner had returned from a ride.

Robbery arrest A BITTERN man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a Bittern house and stealing items valued at $3000, 1.30pm, Friday 30 September. Mornington Peninsula CIU detectives said the owner of the house, in Frankston-Flinders Rd, returned home to find the house ransacked and the TV set missing. She saw a man standing in the front garden beside bags of goods and called Triple 000. Police later charged a man, 35, with burglary. He will appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court at a date to be fixed.

Mower taken TWO men forced a lock on a Crib Point garage door while the owners were away and stole a $5000 Cox ride-on mower, Friday 30 September. A witness saw two vehicles drive up to the Disney St property and load the mower onto a trailer, 5pm. One car is described as white and other was a small fourwheel-drive.

House raided A PC, DVD and TV set valued at “several thousand dollars” were stolen from a Rosebud house overnight, Saturday 1 October. Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Drake, of Mornington Peninsula CIU, said the owner returned to the Windella Av house to find it ransacked and the items missing.

Thieves stay over THIEVES forced the back door of a Dromana house and stole an iPad and a PlayStation sometime between 28 September-1 October. The Lombardy Av house was ransacked while the owners were away. Police said the offenders apparently stayed at the house, “taking their time, opening cans of food and bathing”. Anyone with information on any of these crimes should call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Roads blocked after gas leak GAS supplies to houses at Arthurs Seat were restricted and up to 40 people evacuated from the Eagle gondola ride building site on Wednesday when a gas mains pipe was ruptured during excavation works. Nine CFA trucks and crews from Dromana, Hallam, Red Hill, Rosebud and an operations wagon stood by as gas com-

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Western Port News 4 October 2016

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