Three charged after ram raid burglary

Police have charged three people following an alleged ram raid in Barwon Heads last week.

Geelong Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged three people following an alleged ram raid in Barwon Heads last week.

It is alleged two cars were reversed into the entrance of a supermarket on Bridge Road about 3.30am on 16 May, with alcohol and cigarettes stolen from the premises.

A short police pursuit was initiated, with a police vehicle sustaining minor damage during the incident.

Detectives have since arrested a woman and two men in relation to the incident.

A 21-year-old Whittington woman, 22-year-old Thomson man and 23-year-old Werribee man have each been charged with a number of offences, including burglary, theft from motor vehicle and theft of motor vehicle.

All three were remanded to appear at Geelong Magistrates’ Court today.

Detectives are continuing to investigate a separate ram raid at a supermarket on The Centreway, Lara on 14 May.

The two incidents are not believed to be linked.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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