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A Nissan Navara similar to the one stolen.
A Nissan Navara similar to the one stolen.

Police are appealing for assistance after two homes were broken into and firearms and vehicles were stolen at Rosebank and Clunes yesterday (Monday December 22).

About 8.30am a home was broken into on Rosebank Road, Rosebank, where a shotgun and Nissan Navara were stolen.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation

About 10.20am, the Nissan Navara was involved in a collision with another vehicle on Bangalow Road, the driver did not stop. No one was injured as a result.

A short time later the driver stopped the Nissan and ran into bushland near Clunes.

About 10.40am, a home was broken into on Eureka Road, Clunes, where a Mitsubishi Triton utility with NSW registration AY73XH was stolen.

The utility was last seen driving on Pacific Highway near Bangalow.

Officers continue to investigate and believe the two break-ins and stealing are connected. They are appealing for anyone with information about the incidents to contact Crime Stoppers.

Investigators are urging for anyone who sights the Triton not to approach but to call triple zero ‘000’immediately.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.

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