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Lake Illawarra - Women charged over theft of mobility scooter


About 2.45am on Wednesday  two women allegedly entered a caravan at Osborne Parade, Warilla, while two men were inside.

The women allegedly stole the keys to a mobility scooter that was parked outside and the wallet of one of the men, before leaving the caravan park on the scooter.

About 5pm yesterday  officers located the mobility scooter at a home on George Street, Warilla.

Further inquiries led to the arrest of  two women, aged 35 and 39, at Bass Street, Barrack Heights, at around 2.20pm Saturday.

The older woman has been charged with aggravated break and enter.

The younger woman with aggravated break and enter, and recklessly deal with proceeds of crime.

They have been refused bail to appear before Wollongong Local Court today.
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