Po­lice in the Bur­nett warn res­i­dents to ‘be vig­i­lant’

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS - Philippe Co­querand philippe.co­querand@cnbtimes.com.au

MUNDUBBERA po­lice have seen an in­crease in break and en­ters and items be­ing stolen in the Bur­nett re­gion and are re­mind­ing the com­mu­nity to be vig­i­lant.

It comes af­ter sev­eral in­ci­dences in the past few weeks, prompt­ing po­lice to crack down on the be­hav­iour which has oc­curred in the dis­trict.

Sergeant Daniel Clarke said res­i­dents should be vig­i­lant of sus­pi­cious be­hav­iour in the re­gion.

“I would like to re­mind peo­ple to be vig­i­lant and to lock your ve­hi­cles and to keep an eye out for sus­pi­cious be­hav­iour,” Sgt Clarke said.

“In your ve­hi­cle keep valu­ables out of sight or re­move them from your ve­hi­cle.”

Ac­cord­ing to the Queens­land Po­lice Ser­vice Crime Alert Map, there were 16 break and en­ters in the re­gion cov­er­ing Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayn­dah, Monto and Mundubbera.

Out of those crimes, eight have been solved.

In Mundubbera a mo­tor ve­hi­cle was un­law­fully en­tered on Lyons St and a sum of cash was stolen at the week­end.

On Fri­day, June 23 at around mid­night, a Bou­verie St busi­ness was bro­ken into with two rolls of cop­per wire stolen.

In an­other in­ci­dent near River­leigh St, two smoke signs were stolen.

Mundubbera Po­lice are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing. If you can help solve th­ese crimes, please con­tact the po­lice on 4165 4211.

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