Thieves hit Queanbeyan CBD

QUEANBEYAN Police are looking to speak to a male in his 30s after a spate of break and enters in the CBD over the weekend. 

Eight businesses were broken into during the spree with the thief or thieves targeting cash that had been left on the premises. 

Queanbeyan Detectives are investigating the crime and are interested in speaking to a male described as Caucasian, aged in his thirties, unshaven, wearing a light coloured hoodie who was seen riding a bicycle.

Police have also implored business owners to review their security measures in the wake of the thefts. 

"Whilst Police will commit significant resources towards apprehending the person/s responsible for these crimes, we are encouraging all business owners to become more focused on security," detective inspector Neil Grey said.

"Owners need to ensure their property is locked and secure when unattended and under no circumstances should cash be left on the premises." 

Business owners who are unsure of how to make their premises safer should contact the Crime Prevention officer at Queanbeyan Police Station on (02) 62980555. 

Any person with information in relation to the identity of this male are encouraged to ring Crime Stoppers 1800 333000 or contact Queanbeyan Detectives on (02) 6298 0555. 

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