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Four facing charges over Derwent Valley burglaries

POLICE say two men, a woman and a youth are facing charges following the recovery of a significant amount of stolen property linked to burglaries in the Derwent Valley last week.

“Over the recent June long weekend, members from Tasmania Police have recovered a significant amount of stolen property from several residences in the northern suburbs, Risdon Vale and Maydena,” Detective Senior Constable Paul Smith said.

“Property recovered consisted of high-end mountain bikes, helmets, tools, and snowboard equipment. The property recovered is valued in excess of $75,000 and has been linked to burglaries in the Derwent Valley that were committed in the past week.”

Senior Constable Smith said a 25-year-old man, 23-year-old man, 21-year-old woman and a youth were facing charges including aggravated burglary, stealing, and receiving stolen property as a result of the searches that were conducted.

motorbikeInvestigations are continuing and police are seeking public assistance to locate a stolen KTM 350 motocross bike similar to the one pictured.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bridgewater CIB on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers Tasmania anonymously on 1800 333 000.

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