Koroit home targeted by thief in early hours of Wednesday morning

A KOROIT home was broken into in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Sergeant Rex Habel, of Warrnambool police, said the resident noticed about 1am entry had been gained to his Commercial Road home via a window.

He said about $50 in coins were stolen from the home.

Sergeant Habel reminded people to ensure their homes were secure, particularly over the busy summer period.

He said the home would be investigated by crime scene services officers.

“We’ll inspect the scene and look for any forensic evidence,” Sergeant Habel said.

He asked anyone who witnessed any suspicious behaviour to contact Warrnambool police on 5560 1333 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.