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August 31, 2017

Detectives are seeking witnesses to an incident which occurred at a camp site near Greens Lane, Koonoomoo, on August 5 which resulted in serious burns to a 19-year-old female.

Cobram

Detectives are seeking witnesses to an incident which occurred at a camp site near Greens Lane, Koonoomoo, on August 5 which resulted in serious burns to a 19-year-old female.

A group of about 20 people were camping when a gas canister was apparently thrown into the fire.

The canister exploded and the female suffered serious burns.

She was flown by air ambulance to the Alfred Hospital, where she is still undergoing treatment.

Anyone camping in the area at the time but not directly related to the group is asked to contact Cobram CIU on 5871 2866 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Break-ins

Thieves cut a padlock and stole a Stihl pressure washer worth $2000 from the rear of Millers Mowers and Motorcycles on the Murray Valley Highway overnight on August 21.

A burglar kicked in the back door of the Youth Opportunity Shop in Jordan Street on the weekend of August 19 and stole items including a $1500 electrical test and tag machine.

Anyone with information in relation to any offence can contact Cobram Police on 5871 1977 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Yarrawonga

Two offenders used a pram to steal several items from the Country Target store around noon on August 25.

A male and female concealed the items under a baby blanket.

The female was wearing a dark coloured beanie with writing on the front, a dark zip-up hoodie with light coloured sleeves and light colour flared pants.

The male was slim with short dark hair parted on the side and was wearing a dark hoodie with horizontal stripes.

Thieves forced open a sliding door and burgled a house in South Road on August 21.

Jewellery was stolen, including a gold wedding ring with ‘29/7/07 Forever’ engraved on the inner face.

General

Police have attended several family violence incidents in Moira Shire this week.

Anyone needing advice and referrals to support agencies can contact police or speak to a local doctor.

Anyone with information about any crime or suspected illegal activity shoudl phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you see something, say something.

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