Angle grinder cuts lock to park

HEYFIELD police are appealing to the public for information about damage to the Howitt Gate on the Howitt Rd north of Licola sometime between October 30 and September 5.

Police said it appeared offenders used an angle grinder to cut the lock on the gate and a lug welded to the post, before entering the national park.

Tyre tracks indicate two vehicles entered the park.

The repair bill is estimated at $500.

People with information can phone Heyfield police on 5148 2202 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.