Police investigating attempted burglary in West Launceston

Police are investigating the attempted burglary of a petrol station in Cambridge Street, West Launceston overnight.

Initial inquiries indicate an offender tried to gain entry into the premises shortly before 5am.

They were unsuccessful, but significant damage was caused.

The offender was reportedly in a stolen vehicle – a 2005 Mazda Bravo ute – and investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 131 444 and quote OR740947.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers Tasmania at crimestopperstas.com.au.

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