Mailbox damaged after offenders set off fireworks

GLADSTONE Police are investigating after a mailbox was blown up by fireworks.

Offenders went to a home in Glenlyon Road, O'Connell in two separate vehicles last week and lit fireworks inside the victim's wooden mailbox.

The fireworks exploded, causing extensive damage to the mailbox.

In other police news, an offender unsuccessfully tried to steal a vehicle parked in Yarroon St, Gladstone.

The offender smashed the front window of the silver Holden Commodore sedan and gained entry to the vehicle.

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The ignition area was damaged, but the offender wasn't able to start the engine.

Chanel College in Paterson St, West Gladstone has been hit by graffiti after an offender entered the school and used spray paint to damage a number of lockers, a stairwell and concrete area.

At Benaraby, jewellery worth $6500 has been stolen from a property in Panorama Circuit.

An offender entered through a front verandah door next to the pool and searched the home.

A jewellery box and ring stand was found in the main bedroom.

The offender also stolen $150 cash after finding a wallet in another bedroom.

A pet barramundi has been stolen from a property in Rigby Cres, West Gladstone.

An offender entered the property and tried to jemmy open an office door on the ground level.

Once inside, the offender stole a bucket, fish net and 270mm pet barramundi from a fish tank.



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