Man in­jured in brazen car theft

Canning Gazette - - CRIME WATCH -


A MAN was pulled from his ve­hi­cle by thieves who stole his car on New Year’s Day. The 54-year-old driver was at the in­ter­sec­tion of Kooy­ong Road and Great East­ern High­way when he was dragged from the ve­hi­cle, suf­fer­ing mi­nor in­juries in the process. The stolen gold 2004 Honda Ac­cord sedan, reg­is­tra­tion 1EZX 128, was later spot­ted be­ing driven er­rat­i­cally south on the Kwinana Free­way near Safety Bay. Po­lice are call­ing for dash­cam footage from ei­ther the Rivervale or Safety Bay lo­ca­tion. Call Crime Stop­pers. on De­cem­ber 10. The card was used the next morn­ing at a num­ber of shops. Po­lice have re­leased a CCTV im­age of a woman who they be­lieve may be able to as­sist them with their in­ves­ti­ga­tion. She is de­scribed as about 35 years with a medium build and dark hair, wear­ing a black Ever­last Tshirt and car­ry­ing a large light-coloured bag. Call Crime Stop­pers and quote ref­er­ence num­ber 9489.

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