Break-ins at Wollaston Road and Hotham Street in Warrnambool

POLICE are seeking information ​after an intruder ran from a Wollaston Road home in Warrnambool about 4pm on Saturday when residents came home.

Detective Senior Constable Elissa Smith, of the Warrnambool police crime investigation unit, said the residents arrived at their property to find someone ​at​ their home. 

“They disturbed the intruder,” she said.

“We are requested anyone who saw a suspicious vehicle or someone running in the Wollaston Road area about 4pm​ Saturday​ to contact Warrnambool police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. It’s a ​busy​ area​,​ we expect someone saw something.”

Detective Senior Constable Smith said a house being renovated in Warrnambool’s Hotham Street​, between Japan and Foster streets,​ was also broken into, probably ​early Sunday.

She said a four-door white Kia sedan was seen in the area ​about 6am.

Household ​electrical goods and a tradesman’s tools were stolen.

The offenders forced entry through a window to gain access to the property.