Investigation into Ballarat car theft and fire

January 27, 2023 9:28 am in by
Ballarat Police Eyewatch

Ballarat Police are investigating the alleged theft of a car before it was dumped and set alight earlier this month.

The black Volkswagon sedan with registration 1AQ1LH was taken from Mount Pleasant on January 8, and was later found on fire on Learmonth Road, Wendouree at 5.25am.

The registration plates are still outstanding.

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Anyone with information regarding the theft, the car fire or has any dashcam footage prior to the vehicle being set on fire, please contact Detective Senior Constable FORBES at the Ballarat Divisional Response Unit on 5336 6000 or via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.