A blue 2001 Toyota Avalon has been stolen from Willow Park in the early hours of the morning, after the owner believed a passenger was asleep and left the vehicle.
The owner had driven to Willow Park just after midnight on Monday night, when a male came past and the two spoke. He allowed the man to get in the car, and believing the passenger to be asleep, he left the vehicle to use a nearby bathroom.
After hearing the vehicle start up, he turned to see it vanishing. The thief is described as Caucasian and approximately 40 years of age.
Just over 24 hours later, a white panel van was stolen from the rear loading dock of a Banna Avenue supermarket but the two crimes are not thought to be related.
In other police news, a digital lock was stolen from a house on Hardiman Way.
At some point between 7am on October 8 and 7am on October 9, an unknown thief entered the house and took a series of containers from the kitchen before searching through cupboards throughout the house and making off with the lock.
After 7pm on Sunday night, police were waved to a public toilet by members of the public who had seen black smoke from a cubicle.
Firefighters also attended the scene to find amounts of plastic and cardboard set alight inside the building.
Anyone with information on the events is encouraged to contact Griffith Police at 6969 4299 or Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.
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