Thieves take liking to scrap metal

POLICE are investigating a burglary after a waste management facility on Snapper Creek Rd was broken into last Thursday evening.

Sometime between 5pm and 8am on Friday thieves gained entry and stole waste metal.

A number of items including 40 radiator cores, two 44 gallon drums of copper scrap metal, one 60lt garbage bin and two buckets containing brass and air-conditioner fittings, two 200kg electric motors, 35 black fridge compressors, one 44 gallon drum containing small electric motors, one, one tonne bag containing insulated copper wiring and 70 car batteries were stolen.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen any of these items being transported in or around the Tin Can Bay area to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.

Anyone with information which could assist police should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.

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