Po­lice seek in­for­ma­tion


Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Need A Tradie? -

THE Bel­mont Lo­cal Polic­ing Team is ask­ing the pub­lic to help iden­tify 12 peo­ple be­lieved to be in­volved in thefts from the Sport­spower store in Bel­mont.

■ June 8: About 12.05pm, a light-skinned man al­legedly hid a green jumper down his pants.

■ July 27: Around 2.55pm, a dark-skinned woman con­cealed sev­eral cloth­ing items in her bag and left the store with­out pay­ing.

Two light-skinned women, pos­si­bly a mother and daugh­ter, al­legedly stole cloth­ing and dam­aged fur­ther stock by try­ing to re­move se­cu­rity tags.

On Septem­ber 10, po­lice be­lieve th­ese women used the chang­e­rooms to con­ceal the prop­erty on their bod­ies then pur­chased some shoes and two other items.

The se­cu­rity alarm was ac­ti­vated as they left. They left with­out re­turn­ing the prop­erty after the older woman al­legedly be­came ver­bally abu­sive.

■ Au­gust 10: Around 1145am a dark-skinned woman al­legedly took items from the store with­out pay­ing, then left in a gold Ford Fal­con sedan.

■ Au­gust 15: About 10.55am, two dark-skinned fe­males ap­peared to fill their bags with clothes in the chang­e­rooms and ac­ti­vated the se­cu­rity alarm upon leav­ing.

When ap­proached by staff and asked to come back, they pre­sented their bags to staff who could see the stolen items.

A fe­male staff mem­ber is said to have been threat­ened by the women, who said they were in­tra­venous drugs users and would stab her. The women left with the prop­erty still in their bags.

A Cau­casian man went to the store on two listed oc­ca­sions, first on Oc­to­ber 24 and again on Oc­to­ber 30.

Po­lice be­lieve he took three items of chil­dren’s cloth­ing the first time he was there and another five items of cloth­ing dur­ing his sub­se­quent visit val­ued at a to­tal of $300.

■ Septem­ber 11: About 11.10am, three dark-skinned women al­legedly con­cealed items in their bag and left with­out pay­ing. ,

■ Oc­to­ber 31: A dark­skinned woman ap­peared to con­ceal cloth­ing items from the store on her body and in her cloth­ing, but when con­fronted by staff she handed back the prop­erty be­fore leav­ing the store.

Some of the peo­ple pho­tographed at Sport­spower and whom po­lice wish to in­ter­view .

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