8 December 2022

Police appeal for information following aggravated break and enter in Moorong

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Police are appealing for information in relation to an aggravated break and enter in Moorong. Photo: NSW Police.

Police have released CCTV footage as they continue to investigate an aggravated break and enter at a home in Moorong in October.

A granny flat at a rural property on Scott Street in Moorong was broken into and a vehicle, three firearms and around $60,000 worth of jewellery were stolen between 5 pm on Monday 3 October and 7 am on Tuesday 4 October.

Officers attached to Riverina Police District were notified and established a crime scene, which was forensically examined, and an investigation commenced.

A 2000 model silver Toyota Camry sedan was recovered near the intersection of Edward and Pearson Streets in Wagga at about 8:30 am the same day.

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The vehicle recovered near the intersection of Edward and Pearson Streets. Photo: NSW Police.

Following more police inquiries, a .22 calibre bolt action rifle was located on Travers Street in Wagga on Thursday, 7 October.

As investigations continue under Strike Force Nimbo, investigators have released CCTV of two people they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.

The CCTV depicts the two people walking along Edward Street and Sturt Highway before they turn onto McNickle Road.

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One person can be seen running towards the location where the stolen vehicle was recovered before a person is dropped off in a vehicle and ran across a cul-de-sac on Saxon Street.

Police have also released an image of the recovered vehicle and are appealing for anyone who saw it being driven at the time of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information on the incident, or who may have witnessed suspicious activity around the time of the break in, are urged to contact Wagga Wagga Police on 6922 2599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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