Detectives investigate South West crime spree

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
Extensive damage as thieves target two businesses and steal four vehicles.
Camera IconExtensive damage as thieves target two businesses and steal four vehicles. Credit: Graphic / South Western Times

Thieves have caused extensive damage to two South West businesses in a brazen crime spree at the weekend.

Bunbury detectives are investigating several burglaries as part of the spree, which lasted between Saturday and Monday morning.

The spree started when thieves went onto a construction site on Temple Road in Picton East where they gained entry to several buildings and stole four vehicles.

A stolen white Ford Ranger utility was used to ram the front glass doors and windows of a service station on Causeway Road in Busselton about 12.30am Monday.

The thieves stole a significant number of cigarette packets, putting them in a white Holden Colorado.

The thieves then targeted Gravity ETC in Dalyellup where they used another vehicle to ram the facility’s main entrance about 1.15am.

A sum of cash was stolen with the thieves fleeing on Norton Promenade in Dalyellup.

All men have been described as wearing hi-vis jackets, dark coloured pants and gloves.

The four vehicles stolen included a Ford Ranger utility, two white Holden Colorado utilities (1EWV478) and a white Holden Colorado truck (1GAD263).

The Ford Ranger and one of the Holden Colorado utilities have since been located abandoned.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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