Hunt is on for ute thief
POLICE are hunting a man who stole a ute after threatening its driver with a hammer at Semaphore South.
The victim had pulled over near the junctionof Bower and Sansom roads about 5.15am yesterday when an unknown man opened the car door and threatened him with a hammer.
The suspect then stole the victim’s green Mitsubishi Triton dual-cab ute. It was found about 45 minutes later in Wald Ave, Semaphore South.
Police are investigating and have seized the ute for forensic examination. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.