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Farm Raid

  • Farm Raid

Mount Richmond Property Targeted By Thieves

Portland Police Crime Investigation Unit are seeking public assistance in relation to a break-in at a farm at South Road in Mount Richmond.

It is believed the offenders forced their way into the house by smashing a glass door, before gaining access to sheds and a gun safe.

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According to Portland Police CIU the break-in had occurred during the past six months while the residents were away.

It is believed the total value of items taken is expected to be approximately $15,000.

Detective Senior Constable Jarrod Anderson confirms what was stolen.

"Six firearms, two quad bikes, a generator and some other farming equipment," he confirmed.

According to Police the stolen firearms included a number of rifles and a shotgun.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is encouraged to contact Portland Police or Crime Stoppers.