Spike in crime
POLICE are reporting a spike in crime in West Perth.
“It is our area of concern at the moment,” Senior Sergeant Peter Gilmour said.
There have been nine burglaries and several thefts from cars in the past week.
Incidents included burglars breaking into storage rooms, but not stealing anything, on Collins Street between August 28 and August 30, and a laptop that was taken from a Hay Street office overnight on August 29.