Would-be thieves were left dusty handed, after attempting to steal coins from a vacuum machine at the car wash on Oakes Street on Wednesday night.
The unlucky burglars, driving a orange/red Holden Commodore Sedan, cut locks on the machine at around 10.30pm, hoping to hit the mother load of coins, however instead unlocked the dust bag section.
Malicious charges laid
A 20-year-old man has been charged with malicious damage after wrecking a shop window on Ulong Street.
It is alleged the man stood in the doorway of the business and punched a window, causing it to crack severely.
He was arrested and charged, and will face court at a later date.
A Zirilli Street house was broken into between Monday ad Friday, and had a number of valuables stolen, including jewellery and computer equipment.
Between Friday August 3 and Sunday August 5, the Rotary Club’s bronze plaque in the nature strip between Woolworths and MacDonalds was stolen.
If you have any information relating to any of these incidents, call Griffith Police Station on 6969 4299, or contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or use their online reporting page.