Two overnight break-ins at Gold Coast

Detectives are investigating two break and enters on the Gold Coast this morning.

Around 3:30am two men wearing hoodies have got out of a white Ford Territory and forced entry into a Burleigh Waters shopping centre on West Burleigh Road.

Initial investigations suggest two men have forced entry into the premises and then used a crowbar to smash the glass shopfront of a jewellery store along with multiple glass counters inside the shop.

A significant amount of jewellery was taken.

In another incident, a white Mercedes Benz SUV has driven through the locked doors of a Runaway Bay Shopping Centre on Morala Avenue just after 4am.

The vehicle has then travelled through the complex and smashed into the doors of a jewellery store.

A number of people have exited the vehicle and entered the shop, stealing a number of items.

The offenders have fled in the SUV which was located a short distance away.

Investigations into whether the incidents are linked are underway and anyone with information about either incident 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, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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