Burglary at Broome SES headquarters

Nicola KalmarBroome Advertiser
The ransacked Broome SES office.
Camera IconThe ransacked Broome SES office. Credit: Broome Advertiser

Police are on the hunt for two culprits who allegedly broke in to the Broome State Emergency Services base last night and ransacked the place before fleeing with a number of items including a small amount of cash.

Acting Senior Sergeant Andy Henshaw said two offenders were seen leaving the area before police arrived.

It is understood that a member of the public alerted police to the break-in.

He said a small amount of cash was believed to have been stolen but no equipment was damaged.

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Department of Fire and Emergency Services Acting Kimberley Superintendent Glenn Hall said the incident was an inconvenience to the SES volunteers, who had to take time out of their jobs to clean up the office and arrange repairs.

He said while the burglary could have impinged SES response times to emergencies, fortunately, this had not occurred and thanked the public and the police for their assistance.

Sen Sgt Henshaw said anyone living in the Orr Street area and who may have CCTV footage are asked to contact Broome police on 9194 0200.

Anyone with information should call Broome police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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