RESIDENTS MUST BE SECURITY SMART
A credit card stolen from a burglary was used at a service station in Rivervale on Friday, December 26. The card is believed to have been taken when a house in the East Victoria Park area was broken into. Later that afternoon, at 3.30pm, the card was used at the Woolworths Caltex on Great Eastern Highway. Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they believe can assist them with their inquiries. The woman is described as being dark-skinned, of slim build with dark hair tied in a top-knot. She was wearing a pink hooded jumper. If you know the identity of this person or have any information make a report online or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, where all calls are strictly confidential, AN increase in burglary offences in Rivervale prompted Belmont Police to instigate a local action plan. Resources have been drawn from the police station and surrounding areas to provide both visible and plain-clothes patrols of hotspots. Working alongside the City of Belmont Crime Prevention staff and local Neighbourhood Watch volunteers who delivered information leaflets, reports of burglaries have decreased. Information received from members of the community led to the arrest of two adults charged with burglary offences since the inception of the plan. It is still disappointing that offenders were gaining entry to houses through unlocked doors and windows. Visit www.becrimefree.com.au and rewards are offered. Quote Reference Number 7561.
A Teddington Road business was robbed Boxing Day, shortly after 11pm. A man armed with a weapon approached the front reception desk and demanded property from the female receptionist. The man was given some money and electrical items before leaving the area on foot. Police have released a CCTV image of a male who they believe can assist them with their inquiries. The male is described as being light-skinned, about 25 years of age, of medium build and about 175cm tall. He spoke with a Chinese accent and was wearing a green t-shirt, darkcoloured shots, black framed glasses and slip on shoes. If you know the identity of this person or have any information call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote Reference Number 7558. ■ An opportunistic man took a donation moneybox from the counter at McDonald’s Burswood. On Tuesday, February 17, at 6.20am he appeared to cut the secure chain to the McDonald’s donation tin and removed the tin from the counter. The image is of a person who may be able to assist police with in-
- Sergeant Tom Tristram, Belmont Local Policing Team