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Police appeal for information following aggravated break-in and pursuit - Tamworth

Thursday, 25 November 2021 04:47:03 PM

Investigators are appealing for public assistance after a home was allegedly broken into and a vehicle was stolen and used in a pursuit in Tamworth overnight.

Police have been told between 10pm yesterday (Thursday 24 November 2021) and 2.15am today (Thursday 25 November 2021), unknown persons gained entry into a home on Brisbane Street, Tamworth.

The house was ransacked whilst the occupants were asleep, before cash and a black Holden Calais were stolen.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District were notified and commenced an investigation into the incident.

About 3am today, police attempted to stop a Holden Calais in Tamworth, before a pursuit was initiated when it failed to do so. The pursuit was terminated a short time later.

Following inquiries, the vehicle was located abandoned in a vacant paddock on Green Street, Tamworth. It was seized and will undergo examination.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to call Tamworth Police on 02 6768 2999 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.