Police charge man after funeral cash theft

A man has been charged following a historical investigation into the alleged theft of donations from a church in Hampton Park in 2015.

It is alleged the man stole donation envelopes from a church on Hallam Road during a funeral procession about 12pm on 11 July.

Detectives from North West Metro Regional Crime Squad attended a Werribee address yesterday and arrested a 60-year-old man.

He has been charged with theft and was bailed to appear before Werribee Magistrates’ Court on 8 June 2021.

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