Ballarat breakfast report: April 1

POLICE

Police are appealing for witnesses after an alleged theft attempt in Delacombe overnight.

Police were called to Bond Batteries just before 2am  where a dark coloured four wheel drive with a tandem trailer was sighted loading up with batteries. 

Three people fled the scene upon police arrival. 

Anyone with information or who might have seen the vehicle is urged to call Crime Stoppers on  1800 333 000.

WEATHER

Another warm day for Ballarat with a top of 29 degree predicted. 

Some rain is expected to come through later in the day with a chance of thunderstorms. 

Looking ahead for the rest of the week there is a significant chance of rain every day until Saturday. 

However, the rain will be minimal. 

FIRE

A relatively quiet night for fire crews. 

Firefighters were called to a transformer fire in Mount Helen earlier in the evening. 

Crews also received a call-out to a smoke sighting, however, it turned out to be a false alarm. 

AMBULANCE

Nothing to report from paramedics overnight. 

TRAINS

So far so good for train commuters this morning with no delays to report. 

Yesterday train commuters experienced delays of up to 40 minutes. 

ON THE AGENDA

Today we will be heading to Damascus College where students are taking part in the Premier's Active April, a state government initiative to encourage people to exercise during the month of April. 

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