Business burgs in south east

Detectives from Casey Crime Investigation Unit are appealing for public assistance as part of their ongoing investigation into a series of burglaries in Melbourne’s south east over the new year period.

Investigators have been told a man gained entry to an automotive store on Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Clyde North on 29 December and stole a quantity of tools.

The following evening, it’s believed the same man gained entry to a bottle shop on the South Gippsland Hwy, Cranbourne North and stole numerous boxes of alcohol.

On 1 January, the same man gained entry to a chemist on Webb Street, Narre Warren.

Investigators have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

The man is believed to be Caucasian in appearance, aged between 35 to 50-years-old, and was driving a blue 1998-2005 Holden Astra CD 5 door model with nil plates.

On each occasion the man was wearing a distinctive blue and grey cap with a red emblem and reflective rims.

Police are investigating and urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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