Police seek public assistance over linked break and enters – Oxenford and Ormeau

Police are seeking public assistance to help solve a number of break and enters at businesses at Ormeau and Oxenford that are believed to be linked, Queensland Police say.

Around 1am on May 15, 2017 a vehicle pulled up to the front doors of a pawn broking business at Cottonwood Place at Oxenford with offenders smashing a glass door to gain entry. Once inside glass display cabinets were smashed and items including laptops and gaming consoles were stolen.

The following morning around 4.20am on May 16, 2017 the front doors of a Vaughan Drive chemist at Ormeau was forced open and once inside two offenders have smashed glass display cabinets stealing a large quantity of perfumes.

Around 3.50am on May 28, 2017 the same chemist at Ormeau was again broken into with offenders smashing the front glass doors to gain entry. They again smashed glass display cabinets, then placed a large quantity of perfumes in a wheelie bin before wheeling it out the doors.

On the same day (May 28, 2017) around 4.10am the Cottonwood Place pawn broking business at Oxenford was again broken into with the front glass doors smashed. Once inside the offenders used a wheelie bin to place a quantity of electrical items into before wheeling it out of the store.

Detectives believe all the offences are linked. Anyone with information to assist police is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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