Search for missing boy Oliver Byrne

Source: State of Victoria Police

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 05:39

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Oliver Byrne.

The 15-year-old was last seen leaving his Heidleberg West address about 11pm on 28 March.

It is believed he may be travelling to New South Wales in a white Holden Barina bearing plates 1IT 4OT.

He also could be heading to Mount Gambier, South Australia or Malmsbury, Victoria.

Police have released an image of Oliver in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information on his whereabouts.

Oliver is approximately 168cm tall, with a medium build, blue eyes and blond hair.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper, black tracksuit pants and black shoes.

Anyone who sights Oliver or has information on his current whereabouts is urged to contact Heidelberg Police Station on 9450 8000.

Nikki Ladgrove

Media Advisor

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Search for missing Lara girl Skye Reardon

Source: State of Victoria Police

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 04:08

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing girl Skye Reardon.

The 16-year-old was last seen at her home address in Lara on 9 March.

Police have concerns for her welfare due to her age and amount of time she has been missing.

Skye is described as Caucasian with brown shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a black singlet, light blue jeans and a light blue jacket.

She is known to frequent the North Shore and Belmont areas.

Police have released an image of Skye in the hope that someone recognises her and can provide information regarding her current whereabouts.

Anyone with information about Skye is asked to contact Geelong Police Station on 5255 3100.

Nikki Ladgrove

Media Advisor

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Wantirna attempted armed robbery

Source: State of Victoria Police

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 03:58

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an armed robbery which occurred in Wantirna on 21 December 2019.

It is believed the offender approached the café riding a bicycle along Selkirk Avenue where he discarded the bike and pulled a balaclava over his head before entering the premises on Wantirna Road at 7.05pm.

The offender proceeded to point a firearm at the victim before leaving the store empty handed

The offender is perceived to be of African appearance, 20 to 30-year-old with short black hair, brown eyes and wearing a black coloured hoodie, black pants and silver coloured Adidas runners with red laces.

The offender was carrying a large black bag with a white spotted pattern and was wearing one white and one black glove.

He was last observed leaving the scene on a bicycle riding in an easterly direction along Selkirk Avenue.

Investigators have released images of a person they believe may be able to assist the with their enquiries.

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

Sergeant Cameron Scott

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Police investigate Glenroy credit card theft

Source: State of Victoria Police

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 03:49

Moreland Crime Investigation Unit are appealing for public assistance to identify a thief who used stolen credit cards across Melbourne’s northwest.

Investigators have been told credit cards were stolen during a burglary at Moonee Boulevard, Glenroy sometime between 10pm on 3 March and 4.30am on 4 March.

The victim’s credit cards were subsequently used at convenience stores in Niddrie and Tullamarine.

Police have released an image of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, thin build and was wearing a black long sleeve top, grey puffer vest, black jeans, black beanie and black and white shoes.

Anyone who recognises this man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Antoinette Pearse

Media Advisor

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Kwaka Bumblebee stolen from Prahran

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 23:20

Stonnington Crime Investigation Unit are investigating the theft of a Kawasaki motorbike stolen from Prahran over the weekend.

A 2012 Kawasaki ZX6R bearing Victorian registration 2F8YZ with a unique custom yellow and black paint job was stolen from Chomley Street sometime between 27 and 28 March.

Detectives believe the offenders entered an underground car park and may have used another vehicle such as a van or a vehicle with a trailer to steal the bike.

The motorbike is very distinctive and has a one of a kind paint job so will stand out.

Investigators have released images of the bike in the hope someone will see it or has information on its whereabouts.

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

Sergeant Cameron Scott

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Police investigate Melton motorcycle crash

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 21:53

Officers from Melton Highway Patrol are appealing for information following a motorcycle crash in Melton yesterday.

It is believed a female rider was travelling north on Coburns Road, over the Western Freeway overpass, when she left the road about 3.15pm on 30 March.

The rider, a 44-year-old woman from Melton, was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe there may have been another motorcycle involved in the collision are appealing for anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage to come forward.

It is believed the motorcycle failed to stop and continued north bound.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Nikki Ladgrove

Media Advisor

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Firearm located during arrest at Carrum Downs

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:46

Carrum Downs police arrested two men after allegedly evading police and a firearm located in Carrum Downs early this morning.

Police were on patrol when they attempted to intercept a car on Lyrebird Drive just after midnight.

The vehicle failed to pull over and was followed to an address on Allied Drive in Carrum Downs where two men were arrested.

During the arrest it is alleged a home-made firearm and a small amount of cannabis was located.

A 22-year-old Frankston man was arrested and is currently in custody.

The second man was charged with breaching a community corrections order.

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

Leading Senior Constable Melissa Seach

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Search for missing woman Mira Skoblar

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 06:18

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Narre Warren North woman, Mira Skoblar.

The 45-year-old was last seen at her home address on Jaguar Close about 5pm on 30 March.

Police and family hold concerns as Mira has a medical condition.

She is described as 167cm tall, having a slim build with shoulder length brown hair.

Police have released an image of Mira in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information regarding her current whereabouts.

Anyone with information about Mira is urged to contact Narre Warren Police Station on 9705 3111.

Leading Senior Constable Rohan Imms

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Harley Fitzpatrick wanted on warrant

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 05:07

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Harley Fitzpatrick.

The 20-year-old is wanted on warrant for burglary.

Harley is known to frequent the Cobram and Shepparton areas.

Police have released an image of Harley in the hope someone may have information on his current whereabouts.

Anyone who sights Harley is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Antoinette Pearse

Media Officer

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Pedestrian hit in carpark of Officer shopping centre

Source: State of Victoria Police

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 03:49

Police from Pakenham are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Officer on Thursday 26 March.

Investigators have been told a 66-year-old Officer woman was walking through Arena Shopping Centre carpark about 4.10pm.

As she was walking through the carpark, an older model silver coloured Holden or Ford sedan has hit the pedestrian.

The driver briefly stopped but did not render assistance and left the scene.

He is perceived to be caucasian, in his 50’s with a long grey beard and shoulder length, grey frizzy hair.

Anyone who can identify the owner of the vehicle, the driver, or who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Antoinette Pearse

Media Officer

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