Smash and grab


POLICE have issued a picture of a man they believe may have smashed a car’s rear side window at McCrae and stolen a woman’s handbag possibly used her credit card to buy alcohol at a nearby supermarket, Monday 28 January.

Somerville detectives said the woman parked her car on Point Nepean Road and walked to the beach at lunchtime. Later, she found her car’s window smashed and her handbag missing from the back seat. 

Police have released CCTV images of a man at the check-out who may be able to assist with their inquiries. Anyone recognising him is asked to call Detective Senior Constable Alex Montgomery, 5978 1400, or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 quoting number 190036170.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 19 February 2019


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