Explosion at Ballarat power station

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 17 February 2020 03:13

Ballarat Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following an explosion at a power station in Warrenheip early this morning.

It is believed two unknown men attended the power station on Coulsons Road in a dark coloured hatchback or SUV about 1.50am.

They used bolt cutters to gain entry to the yard and once inside caused damage to equipment worth $60,000 and resulting in an explosion.

The offenders fled the scene and investigators believe the offenders may have received injuries in relation to the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Leading Senior Constable Melissa Seach

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