Police investigate Newport aggravated burglary

Hobsons Bay Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following an aggravated burglary which occurred in Newport earlier this month.

Officers have been told a man entered a premises on Douglas Parade, Newport about 2pm on 17 November.

Once inside he has searched the house and stolen passports and jewellery before he disturbed a female occupant who had been resting in an upstairs bedroom.

She confronted the offender who ran from the address and got into a black Nissan Navara before driving off north along Douglas Parade.

The offender is perceived to be Caucasian, in his 30s with a medium build and about 175cm tall.

At the time of the offence he was wearing a white oversized hooded jumper with thick stripes on the elbows with a number on the back and a white cap.

Investigators have released a computer generated image of a man that may be able to assist with their enquiries along with a photo of a ute seen in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link

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