Geelong Businesses Hit with More Ram Raid Burglaries

Using their Eyewatch Facebook page , Geelong Police have appealed for any information regarding the ram raids on businesses in Drysdale and Newcomb that occurred recently. Masked thugs have used a 4WD to smash their way into a power tools shop in Drysdale early this morning. #7News pic.twitter.com/9mXMkPf8HS — 7 News Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) Jun...
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Driver Pedal-Error Causes Near Miss in Melbourne Restaurant Crash

Accidental store front crashes are commonly caused by driver pedal-error whereby the accelerator is pressed instead of the brake. This is the reason behind the most recent case reported at the Utsav Indian Restaurant  on Heathmont shopping strip in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. There could have been fatal consequences had it occurred durin...
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Liquor Stores Targeted by Ram Raids in Melbourne & Geelong

A string of ram raid burglaries has plagued a Leopold IGA  store, near Geelong. It is the fifth attack this year sparking outcry by the owner and local residents for security bollards to be installed by the local government. Fortunately, no one has been harmed during these ram raids but the continuous cost of repairing the damaged shop front a...
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Barrier Group removable bollard stops ram-raid

What might have happened: ​ Thieves crash their stolen 4WD Hilux right through the bollard, penetrating the shop front and make off with a showroom full of dirt bikes. What actually happened: ​ The Hilux couldn't get past the bollard and became impaled on it. The Hilux was stuck, so the thieves panicked and ran off, leaving the shop intact and the ...
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Why Removable Bollards Eliminate the Risk of Ram-Raids to Your Business

“Any business that has a rear roller loading door or street accessible plate glass shop fronts should install these types of security bollards to help deter this type of crime rampaging the city and avoid the headache of cleaning up and restocking after being robbed.”

- Rick Hall, Managing Director Barrier Group

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