Plates ripped from car in Warragul, items stolen in Drouin
 Baw Baw News   By // 23:49, Thursday 11 October 2018

Police are investigating after two number plates were pulled from a vehicle in Warragul’s CBD.

A police spokesperson said the plates were not unscrewed from the vehicle before being removed.


The vehicle was parked on Victoria Street, adjacent to the Woolworths car park.


A wallet containing cards and personal papers were also reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Hunter Close, Drouin over the weekend.

The incident occurred between 8pm on Saturday  and 8am on Sunday after a window on the vehicle was left down.


A police spokesperson said the cards were used at a convenience store in Drouin, with the the person using them being caught on CCTV.

Police have asked the alleged offender to hand themselves in.


A handbag was also reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Longwarry Road, Drouin on Friday.

Police are searching for a man in connection with the case. He has been described as being between 15 and 20 years old with medium build, and around 5’5″ tall.

Anyone with information about the incidents can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

First published in the 11 October 2018 edition of the Baw Baw Citizen. Get your copy free today from retailers across Baw Baw!

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