POLICE are investigating 15 accounts of stealing from Fremantle Cemetery among the 70 reported thefts from cars parked at or near metropolitan cemeteries over the past four months. On May 7 a 71year-old woman's car was stolen from Karrakatta Cemetery. The car was driven to Guildford Cemetery where more items were stolen from another car. CCTV footage captured a man using the woman's bank card at a Fremantle sports store about 9.30am. Footage was also captured at a South Fremantle liquor store. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
At 10.15pm on May 14 a woman had her handbag snatched as she walked along Holland Street. About 11.50pm the same night, police believe the same offenders stole another woman’s handbag on Ellen Street. The two offenders are described as having
dark skin, aged 18 to 25 and wearing dark coloured hoodies and dark pants. They were seen leaving the area in a silver or gold coloured wagon. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.