Dirt bikers evade police

WELLINGTON police are searching for two dirt bike riders who evaded them at Cowwarr on Sunday, April 19.

The riders were seen by police on Stoney Creek Rd in Cowwarr, but escaped after taking off.

Police believe the riders have been seen hooning aggressively around the Seaton area, as well as on the Traralgon-Maffra Rd, Cowwarr.

People with information or dash cam footage should phone First Constable Darcy at Heyfield police on 5148 2202, or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

POLICE are calling for witnesses to the theft of two gates and a wheelbarrow from a Loch Sport property between February 14 and March 13.

The gates are described as 1.5 metre wide metal frames with wooden pickets attached and stained orange, with no latches.

The wheelbarrow, taken at the same time, is green.

People with information about the theft should phone Loch Sport police on 5146 0556, or report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

LOCAL police have reported a rise in thefts from motor vehicles, and tools being taken from tradies’ ute trays and tubs in Wellington Shire.

The majority of the vehicles accessed have been left unlocked.

Police are reminding people not to give thieves a helping hand by leaving vehicles or ute tubs unlocked.

Those who have seen anything suspicious should phone their local police station, or report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.