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Theft from Ballarat gold detector shop prompts police call for help


Ballarat police are calling on the public for assistance following the theft of coils from a Wendouree gold detector shop.

The break-in occurred on Sunday at around 10am when a fibreglass panel was removed, with two males seen fleeing from the scene not long afterwards into the nearby showgrounds.
The offenders are described as Caucasian, one wearing a black hoodie and the other wearing a grey jumper. 
Ballarat detectives have released an image of a vehicle they believe may have been used in the robbery.
If you have any information regarding this vehicle or the male offenders, please call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.
Image: Victoria Police