If you live in Northcote and use Twitter you may have recently seen a tweet calling for help to locate a stolen bike. Andrew, a local Northcote resident had his distinctive black Verite carbon frame bicycle stolen from his home during a break-in. His bike wasn't locked so the theives were able to easily wheel … Continue Reading ››
Police are asking Gooch St, Thornbury residents to report anyone suspicious due to a number of burglaries in the street recently. Thieves have forced open windows, stealing laptops and other electrical items. Report any suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Moreland Council have voted to receive a $250,000 grant from the State Government to install CCTV in Brunswick despite 60% of surveyed residents being against it. The Council also voted to contribute a further $250,000 from its own budget to contribute to the cost of installing CCTV, increased street lighting and other … Continue Reading ››
Northcote and Thornbury have been hit by a series of residential burglaries in the last week. Thieves appear to be getting bolder with one perpetrator caught trying to break in through a window by the resident. Police are advising residents that burglars have recently been most active Mondays, Fridays … Continue Reading ››
Police are reporting a series of 20 burglaries in the Ivanhoe and Bellfield areas in the last month. They believe the crimes are linked and being perpetrated by someone locally due to the close proximity of the break-ins. All the break-ins have occrrued in the area between Bell Street and Livingston Road … Continue Reading ››
Police are advising women to pay closer attention to their handbags as there have been numerous reports of thefts from handbags in Northcote Plaza, Preston Markets and at Northland Shopping centre. Zipping up or securely closing your bag is the first line of defence against pickpockets but being aware of others around you while in busy … Continue Reading ››