In brief

December 01, 2017

Shepparton police wish to speak to this man in relation to a double-up liquor theft.

Burglary investigation

Seymour police continue to investigate a burglary at a home in Highlands Rd, Seymour, which took place during the day on November 17.

Police said two laptops and cash were stolen from inside the house, after the offenders gained entry through a back door.

Four mag wheels and a socket and spanner set were taken from the backyard.

Attempted break-in

Police are investigating an attempted break-in at the sports clubrooms at Seymour’s Chittick Park at the weekend.

According to Seymour police, someone tried to gain access sometime between 7pm Saturday and the following morning.

A flyscreen was removed from a window and there were signs offenders had tried to jemmy open the door, but police said it appeared no entry was gained to the inside.

‘‘Setting off the audible alarm may have sent them running off,’’ Leading Senior Constable Wendy Willingham said.

Jewellery stolen

Residents of a property in O’Hara Dve, Seymour, arrived home on November 22 to find jewellery had been stolen from the property while they were out for little more than an hour.

The theft took place while the occupants were out between 10.40am and noon.

Seymour police believed entry may have been gained to the house through a rear garage door, after the offender/s accessed the backyard by climbing the fence facing onto Hume and Hovell Rds.

Officers urged residents to review the security of their jewellery after an increase in targeted jewellery thefts.

‘‘Consider installing small safes, out of sight and attached to a solid structure, for storage and report any suspicious behaviour immediately to police on 000,’’ Leading Senior Constable Wendy Willingham said.

Theft of liquor

Shepparton police are appealing for information on the identity of a man following two liquor thefts from a Shepparton retailer on the same day.

The incidents happened on Thursday, November 2, and police have released images of the man they wish to speak with in relation to the double theft.

Anyone with any information regarding the man’s identity or the incidents can contact Shepparton police Senior Constable Thorsen, phone 58205777, or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or at

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