Poles fall off ute as thief makes fast getaway

A THIEF fled the scene of the crime with poles dropping off the back of a ute last week.

The offender broke into a holding yard along Gladstone-Mount Larcom Road which was surrounded by temporary fencing.

The offender stole 10 rolls of galvanised chain wire valued at about $1500, and about six 3m-long posts with a 90mm diameter valued at $540.

The offender was spotted by WICET security staff and left the scene in a green ute, heading towards Port Curtis Road.

Numerous poles fell off the back of the ute while the offender was driving away.

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