ABOUT 10am on April 29, a man entered a sports store on Belmont Avenue in Cloverdale. He selected an item from the shelf and placed it under his jumper. He then left the store, but caused security sensors to activate as he walked out. Staff approached the man and asked him to return to the store. The man then produced a knife and waved it at retreating staff members, before running away. He was last seen heading towards the intersection of Abernethy Road and Fulham Street in Cloverdale. Police have released a CCTV image of a man they think can assist with inquiries. The man is described as being light skinned, 22-27 years old with a medium build. He was about 170-175cm tall and was wearing a dark baseball cap, a dark jumper with Echo on the front, three-quarter denim shorts and white runners. If you know the identity of this person or have information, make a report online or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Quote ref number 8121.
TRAFFIC officers are seeking help in regards to a hit and run crash in Cloverdale on May 18. About 10pm, a 24-year-old woman from Lockridge was found on Harley Road near the intersection of Harriet Place with a fractured leg and pelvic injuries. Witnesses reported hearing a thud and the victim thinks she was hit by a car but no vehicle stopped to give assistance. Her injuries are consistent with being hit by a vehicle. Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call 1800 333 000 or make a report online.