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Burglar flees on scooter after allegedly stealing till from bakery

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Police are hunting for an alleged burglar who broke into a bakery and stole a till before fleeing the scene on a scooter.

The theft happened at the Woodend Bakery on Main North Rd in Woodend, shortly after 12am on Friday.

Security camera footage of the incident posted online by bakery staff showed a person dressed in a dark hoodie breaking into the store before fleeing with the till.

A shot captured by a camera outside the bakery shows the alleged burglar hop on what appears to be an e-scooter and flee while clutching the till in one arm.

A police spokeswoman said inquiries were ongoing.

Anyone with information should call police on 105 and quote file number 211015/3944.

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