Street Watch

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Street Watch -

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.

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