BURGLARS entered a Mt Eliza house through an unlocked garage door and stole keys to two BMWs in the garage, overnight 16-17 November.
They drove off in a white 125i model, registration number 1DK5PY, and a blue 320i (ZOA069) from the Manna Hill Court property while the owners were asleep. The total value of the cars is $55,000.
The haul was among a series of thefts in Mt Eliza over the weekend. A set of speakers was stolen from the garage of a house in Buloke Close after thieves found a remote control in an unlocked car. The owners heard a loud bang at one stage and turned on the lights and the offenders ran away. The speakers are valued at $250.
Mornington Peninsula CIU is also looking into reports of cars being broken into in Sea Haze Court, Volitans Avenue and Angus Court over the weekend. CCTV footage from one property shows two offenders walking along a street trying door handles and stealing whatever they find inside.
“If you leave a garage remote control in a car it’s like leaving them they key,” Detective Peter Drake said.