Geraldton detectives seek assistance after three men allegedly threatened woman and stole car in Rangeway

Jessica MoroneyGeraldton Guardian
A stolen Toyota Camry sedan owned by a woman in her 60s.
Camera IconA stolen Toyota Camry sedan owned by a woman in her 60s. Credit: WA Police

A woman in her 60s was confronted by three intruders who broke into her Rangeway home and threatened her before stealing her car, police say.

Geraldton detectives also believe the same three people were involved in an earlier attempted home break-in in the same suburb.

Detectives are calling on the public for help to track down the culprits in these two cases.

The first case happened about 3.15am on Sunday when three males allegedly attempted to force entry into a home on Rifle Range Road.

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“Luckily the home occupant was able to stop them gaining entry by blocking the door and calling police,” Geraldton detectives said.

Police allege a short time later, three males forced entry to a home on Kenny Street, about a five-minute walk away from the first attempted burglary.

Detectives say while inside, the trio threatened a woman in her 60s residing at the address before stealing her car keys and driving away in a blue Toyota Camry sedan.

The vehicle was located hours later in bushland between Guidara Street and Rosapark Boulevard in Webberton about 8.30am.

Detectives are urging anyone who saw the stolen Toyota Camry between 3.30am and 8.30am, or who has CCTV or mobile phone vision of the above locations, to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Footage can be uploaded to the Crime Stoppers website.

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