Police are appealing for public assistance following an alleged ram-raid in the state’s Central West.
About 10pm Sunday (1 March 2020), a white Subaru Impreza was stolen from a premise on Douglas Mawson Drive, Dubbo.
Soon after, that vehicle was returned to the premises with significant damage, and a white Toyota Hilux was stolen.
About 11.45pm the stolen Hilux smashed through the front doors of a supermarket on Tamworth Street, Dubbo.
While the driver stayed with the car, three people were seen to get out and run into the store where they stole a cash register and a large amount of cigarettes. They all fled the scene prior to the arrival of police.
Officers attached Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and have commenced an investigation.
As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Dubbo Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.