THEFTS FROM GARAGES CON­TINUE

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Street Watch -

A 76-year-old Carlisle woman was dis­turbed in her home on the night of Oc­to­ber 19. A young, dark­skinned woman tried to bur­gle the home by en­ter­ing through a doggy door. The el­derly woman grabbed the would-be thief and es­corted her to the door be­fore call­ing po­lice. No one was hurt and noth­ing was stolen. Kens­ing­ton Po­lice are still see­ing the trend of theft from garages and sheds. Ex­pen­sive items left in plain view from the street are easy pick­ings for thieves. Many of th­ese re­ports could have been avoided had the owner sim­ply se­cured the garage. Trades­man tools are also be­ing stolen from ve­hi­cles, most left ly­ing on the back seat. Take the time and spend the ex­tra money to at least fit a qual­ity locked box. This should hope­fully re­duce the chances of be­com­ing the next vic­tim. Follow us on Twit­ter @Kens­ing­tonPol. - Se­nior Sergeant Ash Goy About 6.45pm, a 17-year-old girl and her nine-year-old brother were at a park when a ve­hi­cle ap­proached the girl.The woman driver asked the teen for di­rec­tions. The girl was pro­vid­ing in­for­ma­tion when the driver grabbed her by the wrist and told her to get into the car. A man was seen in the back seat of the car. The girl man­aged to break free and ran home with her brother. The woman was fair-skinned, about 30 to 40 years of age, of medium build, with blonde hair pulled back into a pony­tail. She had dark eyes and was wear­ing dark cloth­ing. If you have any in­for­ma­tion about the in­ci­dent, phone Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000.

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