1BELMONT ON November 4 police were called to investigate the forced entry to a phone store at Belmont Shopping Centre. Police are seeking witnesses to the burglary that occurred about 11.45pm that night. A number of electronic items were taken before the offenders fled the area. The offenders are described as being dark skinned, 25-35 years old and wearing dark clothing. Anyone who can assist can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.
2CLOVERDALE TRAFFIC Enforcement Group officers charged a 23-year-old Cloverdale man after he evaded police through two suburbs on November 4. It was alleged about 6pm, traffic officers at the intersection of Sutherland Way and Middleton Street, Cloverdale saw a stolen Hyundai Elantra speed past them. The car failed to stop and evaded police, travelling through a number of streets at a high speed. The car stopped at a red light before crashing into a steel bollard outside a service station on Kewdale Road. The driver and front passenger ran from the vehicle but were caught shortly after. The 23-year-old man was charged with motor vehicle theft, no authority to drive, failing to stop, reckless driving and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug. The man will face Perth Magistrates Court.
3COMO POLICE are searching for a man who can assist with inquiries from an incident at IGA X-Press Como. At about 10.30pm on Monday, September 14, two men entered the store, picked up bottles of soft drink and the first man asked the store attendant for tobacco.
The man grabbed the tobacco from the counter and told the staff member he had a gun and would leave the store without paying. The gun was not visible but the staff member felt threatened and both men left the store without paying. The first man has been charged but police have released a CCTV image (right) of the second man who can help with inquiries. He is described as dark skinned with a slim build, around 25-30 years old, unshaven and wearing a black cap, dark pants and a dark coloured 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. All calls are confidential and rewards are offered. Quote reference number 7887.
Police are searching for the man pictured left.