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Stamp and coin collections stolen

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December 06, 2017

A vacant house in Lorenzs Rd, Strathmerton, was burgled sometime in the past month.

A vacant house in Lorenzs Rd, Strathmerton, was burgled sometime in the past month.

Thieves entered the house through a window and gained entry to a shed and shipping container. Valuable stamp and coin collections, glassware and expensive fishing equipment were stolen.

●Thieves forced a roller shutter and stole drinks and boxes of lollies from the Cobram swimming pool kiosk overnight on Wednesday.

●Cash was stolen from a wallet when house in Boorin St, Cobram, was burgled overnight on Monday.

The elderly resident was asleep at home when the thief stole about $100.

Numurkah

Offenders damaged taps, showers and urinals at the Numurkah public swimming pool on Saturday.

The offenders climbed a brick wall to enter the pool grounds.

Yarrawonga

A male offender stole a churchgoer’s handbag from the St Andrew’s Uniting Church hall in Tom St on Sunday morning.

The male then used keys inside the handbag to steal a 2010 silver Mazda sedan parked nearby.

The offender was aged in his mid thirties, of medium build with a closely shaved ginger beard and wearing a blue jacket with yellow writing ‘Storm’ on the back.

●Police have CCTV footage of a thief who stole a $100 bottle of Dolce and Gabbana perfume. The male hid the bottle in his pants pocket and left the store without paying.

Cobram Highway Patrol

Cobram Highway Patrol is investigating a number of recent collisions at intersections in rural 100km/h zones.

Police are encouraging all motorists to be alert at cross roads, and, even if you have right of way, proceed as if the other driver might not have seen you.

Police are also encouraging international drivers who might not be familiar with local driving conditions to consider taking some professional driving lessons before driving on local roads.

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Anyone with information in relation to any offence can contact their local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Or, submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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