MORDIALLOC beachgoers were robbed of valuables on Monday afternoon. Police said a Caucasian youth, Maori youth and Caucasian girl, all aged about 16, were suspected of stealing numerous items from bags left on the sand while their owners were in the water.
The girl was said to have been wearing a rainbow-coloured jumpsuit. Items stolen include cash and sports shoes valued at $450 from a 16-year-old bather; pants, cash and a handbag from a 14-year-old; travel card, handbag and perfume from a 16-year-old and $120 cash from an 18-year-old. When challenged, one of the trio threatened a beachgoer as they ran off towards Parkdale station.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.