Crime Stoppers

Stolen motor vehicle Alice Springs

Wednesday 14-Mar-2018 16:28

Police are investigating a number of incidents in which unknown offenders stolen several vehicles in Alice Springs overnight.

It is alleged unknown offender/s stole a vehicle from a home on Dixon Road sometime between 10pm and 5am. The vehicle was recovered by police in today.

Police received a report of an unlawful entry of a residence in Araluen where unknown offenders have stolen a wallet, car keys and a vehicle sometime between 1am and 5:30am. The vehicle has been recovered by police.

Around 3:30am police received another report of an unlawful entry of a business in Wilkinson Street where six vehicles were stolen.

Five of the vehicles have been recovered, however Police are seeking public assistance in locating one vehicle which remains outstanding;

  • a 2017 White Toyota Troop Carrier Landcruiser, South Australian registration S85 3AQV

Detective Active Superintendent Peter Dash said the offenders remain unknown at this stage, but urged businesses and residents to adequately secure their keys to prevent opportunistic offending.

“We’re asking people to ensure they take the relevant steps so they don’t become a victim to these kinds of crimes. This can be prevented by securing your car keys safely and making sure you lock your vehicles.”

Police are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to the location of the stolen motor vehicle to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.