Police investigate Port Melbourne vehicle thefts

Detectives from Port Phillip Crime Investigation Unit are investigating the theft of an excavator, transit van and jetskis valued at $180,000 from a construction storage facility in Port Melbourne in August.

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CCTV images of the stolen vehicles and Holden vehicle. IMAGE: Victoria Police/Supplied.
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Detectives from Port Phillip Crime Investigation Unit are investigating the theft of an excavator, transit van and jetskis valued at $180,000 from a construction storage facility in Port Melbourne in August.

It’s believed offenders arrived at the Thackray Street premises in an orange Holden VX sedan about 8:45am 2 August before cutting through the cyclone fence and gaining entry.

Once inside, they stole a 1998 Ford Transit van with a trailer attached carrying two Seadoo brand jetskis.

Later that day, investigators believe the same offenders re attended the premises about 12:40pm and stole a 2012 Hino 300 with an attached trailer carrying a Tacuchi brand excavator.

The Ford van was recovered on 14 August parked on Campbell Street in Campbellfield.

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The Hino van was located on 17 August Valencia Street in Glenroy.

 


Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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