THREE WAYS TO BREAK THE CY­CLE OF THEFT

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Streetwatch -

PO­LICE en­cour­age bike own­ers to record it, se­cure it and re­port it. Record your se­rial num­ber, make, model and any unique fea­ture of your bike. Take a photo. Con­sider en­grav­ing your bi­cy­cle with your diver's li­cence num­ber. Con­sider record­ing your bi­cy­cle at www.na­tion­al­bik­ereg­is­ter.com.au. Se­cure your bi­cy­cle with a heavy duty D-lock.

Su­bi­aco

THIEVES stole dummy mo­bile phones and two ipads from a telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions shop on Rokeby Road about 4.50am on May 20.

Sgt An­der­son said the thieves forced open the shop’s front door and ac­ti­vated the alarm when they en­tered.

Lock­ing de­vices on the phones were forcibly re­moved.

The ipads were to­gether worth about $2000.

West Leed­erville

Ned­lands

KEYS lost a month ago en­abled thieves to en­ter a sports club on Ver­dun Street overnight on May 21.

Po­lice said the locks had not been changed at the club.

The thieves used a ham­mer to smash an alarm when it ac­ti­vated. They used the tool to break into a drinks fridge to steal al­co­hol and also break open a till, from which undis­closed con­tents were taken.

Swan­bourne

A FRONT door was forced open when thieves took a $3000 Gi­ant-model road bi­cy­cle. Sgt An­der­son said the thieves raided the Shen­ton Road home on May 21.

Sgt An­der­son said the theft was dis­cov­ered when the vic­tim re­turned home.

Daglish

A MARKER pen was used by a man to de­face Daglish rail­way sta­tion about 12.50pm on March 12. Po­lice said the man wrote the graf­fiti after he got off a train at the sta­tion.

He was de­scribed as aged 18-20 and thin, with short dark and curly hair and a mous­tache. He wore a blue T-shirt, dark shorts, a light-coloured cap and car­ried a back­pack. The sus­pected van­dal.

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