Gunnedah police investigating thefts around Links Road, Lincoln Street and George Street Gunnedah

REACHING OUT: Gunnedah police are seeking the public's help after several thefts overnight. Photo: File photo
REACHING OUT: Gunnedah police are seeking the public's help after several thefts overnight. Photo: File photo

POLICE are seeking the public’s help to find a brazen wheelbarrow bandit after several overnight thefts from vehicles. 

Police are asking anyone who saw people walking with a wheelbarrow and two ladders along Links Road at 5am on Wednesday to come forward.

The call for witnesses comes after items such as tools, phones and other valuable items were stolen from vehicles parked on Links Road, Lincoln Street and George Street.

Gunnedah’s Sergeant Mark Benson said the incidents were a timely reminder for people to secure their property.

“Unfortunately it appears these thefts have been opportunistic,” Sergeant Benson said.

“They appear to have targeted vehicles that were unlocked and have taken several items.

“So it is crucial that people take proper security measures and secure their valuables.”

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Sergeant Benson said police hoped the public could help catch those responsible.

“We are asking anybody who may have seen anyone walking with a wheelbarrow and two ladders around the Links Road early on Wednesday morning area to get in touch with us,” he said.

“Hopefully somebody saw something and with the community’s help we can catch whoever is doing this.”

  • Anyone with information is urged to contact Gunnedah Police Station on 6742 9099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 
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