Burglarly Sprees Sweep Central Victoria

February 21, 2024 8:22 am in by
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Four people have been charged after a series of aggravated home invasions across the region.

A man, teenager and a woman were arrested by the Special Operations group at a Maryborough home yesterday afternoon.

Another woman later handed herself into police, along with keys to an allegedly stolen Mercedes SK35.

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Strathfieldsaye Residents are also struggling to “feel safe in their homes” and have installed “cameras and padlocks everywhere” after being targeted by burglars last month.

A Big Hill resident is as well still living in fear, two weeks after three cars were stolen from her house.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant and Head of Bendigo’s Crime Investigation Unit, Steve Raine, tells Robbo on the Wake Up Call that this is not an isolated incident and reflects the rise crimes across the country.