Shepparton News

‘Opportunis­tic’ theft sees car stolen while ‘warming up’ outside home


A car was stolen from a Kialla home on Monday morning while the owner was warming it up.

Police said the owner of the black Volkswagen Golf had turned the vehicle on to “warm it up” and had briefly gone back into his house when it was allegedly taken.

Police described the theft at 8.30 am in Waranga Dve as “opportunis­tic’’.

● Anyone with details about the theft or who has seen the car is asked to contact Constable Amy Williams at Shepparton Police

Station on 5820 5777 or email her at or phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopp­

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