Appeal following vehicle stolen - Tweed- Byron PD

Tuesday, 09 April 2024 04:56:46 PM

Please note: Vision and images are available on NSW Police Force social media sites.

Police are appealing for public information after a vehicle was stolen at a beach in the state’s North Coast over the weekend.

About 2.10pm on Sunday 7 April 2024, police were called to a beach reserve on Coral Street, Tweed Heads, following reports a car had been stolen.

On arrival, officers attached to Tweed-Byron Police District were told a man had taken keys from a lock box before stealing a white Toyota Prado.

About 2.30pm, officers located the vehicle abandoned in the rear car park of the shopping centre on Frances Street, Tweed Heads. The vehicle was seized to undergo forensic examination.

As the investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding the incident, police have released vision and images of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of medium build, 20-25 years of age, with short brown hair, wearing camouflage shorts and black shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information, mobile phone footage, CCTV or dashcam footage into the incident is urged to contact Tweed-Byron police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.