A YOUTH has been remanded in custody over a series of car thefts in the Creswick and Ballarat areas over the past week.
The young person, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was apprehended in Creswick in the early hours of Friday morning and was charged with a number of offences including multiple counts of theft of a motor vehicle, theft from a motor vehicle and drug offences.
The youth will face a children’s court on August 26.
Creswick Police are calling for the public’s assistance for any further information related to the offences or other offences in the area.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Creswick Police on 5345 2220 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police also encourage residents to report any suspicious behaviour at the time it is occurring by ringing 000.
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