Garage remote taken from unlocked vehicle used in theft
Baw Baw News By William PJ Kulich // 17:46, Monday 5 November 2012
A THEFT using a garage remote stolen from an unlocked car in Drouin is the latest in a spate of thefts which has police warning residents to lock up.
Police are searching for an offender who gained access to the garage of a Church Street address yesterday after taking the door remote from an unlocked car in the driveway.
Police told The Warragul Citizen there has been a rise in thefts from unlocked vehicles across Baw Baw, especially in Warragul, Drouin and Neerim South.
A number of youths have been charged but thefts are continuing.
Police are reminding all residents to always lock their cars.
Anyone with information on the thefts should contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.
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