Men sought for stealing with violence

p2273-burglar-2p2273-burglar-1Police have released comfit images of two men they would like to speak to in relation to a stealing with violence in Gillen last week.


Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Dash said a 36-year-old man was riding home on his bicycle when he was approached by two unknown men at the intersection of  Pedler Avenue and Lewis Street at around 9pm.


“Police allege one of the offenders struck the victim to the face and stole his backpack, which contained camera equipment, before both men fled on foot,” Sgt Dash says.


“The first offender is described as being of Maori or Pacific Islander appearance, about 175cm tall, solid build and short hair. He was wearing a red rugby jumper with short sleeves, shorts and thongs.


“The second offender is described as being 175cm tall, with dark hair, skinny build and was wearing a dark t-shirt and a baseball cap.”


Police can be contacted on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



Be Sociable, Share!

A new way to support our journalism

We do not have a paywall. If you support our independent journalism you can make a financial contribution by clicking the red button below. This will help us cover expenses and sustain the news service we’ve been providing since 1994, in a locally owned and operated medium.

Erwin Chlanda, Editor

Post a Comment

Your email is never shared. Required fields are marked *