Moe service station held up

A MAN held up a Moe service station with a large knife on Friday with a carving knife.

Latrobe Valley Police Detective Senior Constable Shane Kew said the male offender, who covered his face, entered the Coles Express service station about 5.50am and held up a knife to the attendant.

Det Snr Const Kew said he left the servo with a float of $250 from the till.

“Enquires are still under way with local businesses canvassing for witnesses. The offender was seen heading towards Bell Street,” Det Snr Sgt Kew said.

Anybody with information should contact Morwell Police on 5131 5000 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Arrests made over damage

MORWELL Police have charged two youths with allegedly causing extensive damage to the Yinnar Junior Football Ground in July this year.

The damage was done over two separate occasions and consisted of burn-out marks over a wide area on the ground.

The two boys have been charged with criminal damage and numerous driving offences and will appear at court at a later date.

Control box damaged

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident at a Moe traffic light control box yesterday.

According to police at 3.45am on 8 November, offenders allegedly forced open the control box at Dinwoodie/Narracan Drive traffic light, and pulled out electric wires and plugs.

Anybody with information should phone Senior Constable Mandy Hourigan at Moe Police Station on 5128 1100.