Wellington Lee Street business damaged in weekend ram raid

Offenders drove a white Toyota Landcruiser into a side fence and through a glass door at the Lee Street business. Photo: Supplied
Offenders drove a white Toyota Landcruiser into a side fence and through a glass door at the Lee Street business. Photo: Supplied

Police are appealing for information after Wellington business was damaged and broken into during a ram raid over the weekend.

About 4.25am on Saturday July, 13, offenders have driven a white Toyota Landcruiser into a side fence and through a glass door at a Lee Street business in Wellington.

Once inside the store, offenders have removed several chainsaws and left the scene.

Police attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended the scene immediately and conducted patrols of the township.

Damage sustained to the building is expected to be in excess of $30,000. Photo: Supplied.

Damage sustained to the building is expected to be in excess of $30,000. Photo: Supplied.

Officers allege the white Toyota Landcruiser was found well alight in a paddock on Lowrie Drive shortly after.

Checks confirmed the vehicle was originally stolen from a Warne Street address on Thursday, July 11, 2019. (11 July 2019).

Damage sustained to the building is expected to be in excess of $30,000.

A crime scene was established and investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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