Thief aban­dons burn­ing BMW

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Western Opinion -

A STOLEN BMW was left burn­ing in Wem­b­ley Downs after it reached speeds of 120km/h when chased by po­lice about 10am on Septem­ber 16.

The car had been stolen dur­ing a Vic­to­ria Park bur­glary ear­lier that day.

It was seen by po­lice in Newborough Road, Doubleview be­fore speed­ing off and evad­ing of­fi­cers through Scar­bor­ough, Wood­lands and Wem­b­ley Downs. Po­lice then called off their pur­suit.

At 10.35pm, the car was re­ported alight at the in­ter­sec­tion of Glenelg Av­enue and Dun­rossell Place in Wem­b­ley Downs and while the sus­pected car thief was seen in the area, he ran off be­fore po­lice ar­rived.

Wit­nesses to events should call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000.

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