Police investigating Loch Street burglary

CCTV footage from Davies Joinery captured the alleged intruder walking around the business and attempting to break in. The offenderʼs vehicle was also captured driving past the business. Police are calling for anyone who can identify the man or vehicle in the footage to come forward.

Police are calling for the public to help identify a man in relation to a burglary at a Maryborough business at the weekend.

The burglary took place in the early hours of Sunday morning at around 2.40 am at Davies Joinery in Loch Street.

The Central Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit is currently investigating the incident and a statement from Victoria Police said police believe an unknown male offender attended the business.

“The man gained entry to the premises and searched through drawers before leaving in a sedan without stealing anything,” the statement read.

Davies Joinery coordinator Neil Davies said he was alerted to the crime by his father who received an alert from their security company that the businesses alarm had been triggered.

Police are calling for anyone who can identify the alleged offender to come forward.

“He is perceived to be caucasian in appearance with a solid build,” Victoria Police’s statement read.

“He was wearing a dark coloured zip up tracksuit top with a logo on the left upper chest area, dark coloured tracksuit pants with a logo on the left upper leg, white Puma runners with a white stripe, and a dark coloured baseball cap with white diagonal stripes and a logo on the back.”

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crime stoppersvic.com.au.

For more on this story see Page 3 of The Advertiser, Friday, September 13

 

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