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Thieves Steal Gold Bar Worth $70,000 From Ballarat Home, Get Away In Gold-Coloured Car

The colour of the 4WD matched the crime.

12/04/2017 8:18 AM AEST | Updated 12/04/2017 8:39 AM AEST

Thieves have stolen a gold bullion worth $70,000 in a brash daylight robbery, Victorian police have said.

The robbers then made off from the Ballarat home in a gold-coloured four-wheel drive.

Victorian police investigating the robbery believe the offenders broke into the house by forcing open a window between 8am and midday at the Webster Street address.

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A one kilogram gold bullion, valued at $70,000, was stolen from a home in Ballarat in regional Victoria.

They then searched the home, snatching the one kilogram gold bullion, an amount of cash, an iPad and a laptop.

"Investigators would like to speak to the occupants of a gold four-wheel drive that was seen in the area," Victoria police said in a statement.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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