Brazen thieves repeatedly breaking into Casino Golf Club
A CLEANER was forced to hide in a room after brazen thieves smashed their way into the Casino Golf Club after he told them to leave.
The break-in was one of six to happen at the club in only four weeks and has the club's management at their wits' end.
The image above is a CCTV still from the fifth break-in, which happened on Friday morning, November 21 and shows three shadowy figures in the foyer of the golf club while a fourth accomplice waits outside. The sixth break-in haappened in the early hours of last Friday, November 28.
Club chief executive officer Wayne Morgan is fed up and is hoping someone in the community can help.
In the November 21 break-in, the thieves were warned off by the cleaner when they threw a brick at the glass doors.
It didn't stop them, however, and the cleaner had no choice but to lock himself in a room and call police, as the intruders managed to make their way in.
"The first couple of break-ins were in the cart shed," Mr Morgan said.
"The last three have been in the clubhouse where they've damaged a poker machine and stolen spirits as well as two charity tins," he said.
"The most recent one, they damaged the roller doors to the smoko room and the new barbecue area and broke into the pro shop and cart shed, stealing a set of golf clubs."
A police spokesman said the investigation was continuing and police were keen for any information, particularly from club neighbours.
Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Casino police on 6662 0099.