Fire funds allegedly stolen

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A MAN and woman who police wish to speak to in relation to the alleged theft of charity funds. Pic: Supplied

A MAN and woman who allegedly stole a charity tin raising money towards bushfire relief have been arrested.

It is alleged that the man and woman entered a Frankston fast food restaurant on the Nepean Highway at around 9.30pm, Monday 6 January. Police allege that the man removed the donation tin from the front counter and put it in the woman’s hand bag before leaving the store.

On 10 January, a 37-year old Drouin man and a 41-year-old Drouin woman were arrested in Dandenong. Police say they are expected to be charged with theft.

First published in the Frankston Times – 13 January 2020

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