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Home searched after bowlo heist

POLICE investigating the theft of cash from the Woodburn Bowling Club on Wednesday night have conducted a search of a home in relation to the crime.

Ballina police duty officer Inspector Nicole Bruce said police were informed a sum of cash had been stolen from a safe sometime between 7pm and 9pm.

Insp Bruce said police were reviewing CCTV footage of the theft in an attempt to identify the perpetrators.

"Police are following up with persons of interest but if there are witnesses please contact us," she said.

Insp Bruce said no staff of the bowling club were implicated in the theft, which occurred from a safe in an office at the club.

She declined to comment on whether the safe was locked at the time.

Insp Bruce said no staff or patrons of the club were threatened with violence during the theft.

Yesterday morning police from Ballina executed a search warrant at the residence of a male suspect.

"We went and executed a search warrant as part of our enquiries at a residence in Woodburn of a person possibly involved."

Insp Bruce said police were still making further enquiries following the execution of the search warrant.

Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  crime theft



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