Morwell church and scout hall burgled

Police have appealed for public assistance following burglaries at two Morwell community groups over the weekend.

The first burglary occurred on Saturday night at a church on Maryvale Road when unknown offenders forced entry via a door, stealing cash and other property, including guitars, video cameras and an LCD television.

A second theft was discovered on Sunday at the scout hall on Margaret Street where burglars forced entry via a door, stealing camping equipment including tents and gas stoves.

A dishwasher, microwave, vacuum cleaner, two barbeques and cash were also stolen.

Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating.  

Anyone with information regarding the burglaries have been urged to contact or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit