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Offenders crack open ATM in rural crime spree

GLADSTONE Police are looking for two men after three businesses were broken into in the township of Theodore on Wednesday night.

Acting inspector senior detective Luke Peachey said the men may be connected to other crimes committed in rural areas.

"There have been similar crimes in Miriam Vale and Wowen. We will be looking into it to see if they are related," he said.

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The offenders entered a rural services office in The Boulevard, Theodore and rummaged through office drawers, stealing cash.

A safe was also located in one of the offices, and the safe along with its contents were stolen.

A supermarket in Theodore was broken into by jemmying open a glass door.

Once inside the supermarket, an offender opened an ATM with a grinder, taking the cash inside.

Cigarette drawers were forced open and a large quantity of cigarette cartons and prepaid mobile phones were stolen.

A party supply store in Theodore also was broken into by jemmying open the front door.

Cash to the tune of $600 was taken, along with jewellery containers.

Police are asking for assistance from the public to help identify the two offenders.

The offenders are described as wearing distinctive items of clothing including dark coloured hoodies, black balaclavas, dark coloured jackets, dark coloured pants, dark coloured gloves, a black backpack with a red or light coloured motif and a black backpack with a white coloured motif.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Alex McBroom at Biolela CIB on 4992 2333 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  break and enter crime gladstone police theft



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