The Round-up

Belgrave burglary

Police are hoping to identify a man following a burglary at Belgrave last month.

It is believed a man broke into a house on Zig Zag Road just before 7pm on 27 January.

Once inside the offender searched the house but fled the scene empty-handed.

The offender is perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, aged 18 to 21-years-old with brown hair and a medium build.

Investigators have released images of a man that may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

Costume party burglary

Police are seeking public assistance to identify two offenders in relation to an Emerald burglary on 3 February.

Two unknown male offenders allegedly arrived in a stolen Grey Mercedes sedan with false registration ATX214 and were looking through the window.

Police said the vehicle used in this incident was stolen from a burglary in Templestowe.

Offender 1 – Caucasian male, was wearing a Woody costume from Toy Story and a black cap

Offender 2 – Caucasian male, wearing a Harry Potter costume complete with the wand and grey tracksuit pants.

Offenders allegedly returned to the store in the same vehicle and attempted to force entry on the front door with jemmy bars causing damage to the door.

Police said that on their return, Offender 2 removed his costume and was wearing grey tracksuit pants with a blue stripe and a blue hoody.

Police are urging those with more information, particularly those who know of a costume party in the area of Emerald at the time, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

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