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Appeal for information after vehicle stolen following aggravated break and enter - Bourke

Monday, 10 January 2022 10:50:00 AM

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated break, enter and steal in the state’s north-west on the weekend.

Shortly after 2am on Saturday (8 January 2022), officers attached to Central North Police District received reports that unknown persons had forced entry into a unit on Tarcoon Street, Bourke.

Police were told that the occupant, a 72-year-old woman, woke-up to find her white Toyota Prado being rammed through locked driveway gates.

The woman was not injured.

About 2.25am, officers attempted to stop the Toyota Prado on Adelaide Street. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated and terminated a short time later due to safety concerns.

Following inquiries, the vehicle was located abandoned and overturned at the intersection of Adelaide Street and Culgoa Street about 4am. A search of the surrounding area was conducted, however no one was located.

The Prado was seized and will undergo forensic examination.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to call Bourke Police on 02 6870 0899 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.