Thieves allegedly made off with electronics, cash and a packet of Tim Tam biscuits during a series of burglaries in Shepparton and Orrvale during the past two days.RIAHN SMITH June 3, 2014 3:56am
Police are investigating four burglaries, an aggravated burglary and an attempted burglary alleged to have occurred between Sunday afternoon and the early hours of Monday morning.
Officers are also looking into a car break-in and two extensively damaged cars found at a Shepparton business. The alleged crimes bring the number of similar incidents since Wednesday last week to 24.
It is believed the occupants of a Prentice Rd, Orrvale home slept while someone entered their home and stole power tools, a wallet and mobile phone.
Shepparton police Crime Scene Services Leading Senior Constable Annie Clark said a television, computer and laptop were taken from a Lincoln St, Shepparton home on Sunday afternoon.
She said a DVD player, 50 Blu-Ray discs, a fish finder, power tools, a wallet and phone were also stolen from a St George’s Rd home overnight.
A car parked nearby was also broken into and a navigation device stolen.
Also overnight, it is alleged cash, an iPad and a collection of old coins were taken from a Hillary Crt home while cash and a packet of Tim Tam biscuits were stolen from a house on Hayes St.
Leading Sen Const Clark said thieves attempted to break in to a Wyndham St business, but were unsuccessful.
A business in Benalla Rd was also targeted, with staff arriving yesterday morning to find the windows of two cars smashed, although nothing was taken.
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