A car has been stolen from a property at Marian and then found crashed and abandoned.
Police say the theft and break-in happened yesterday at around 11.30am, on acreage in Hampden.
It’s believed the intruder entered the home through an unlocked door and found a set of car keys.
They then drove off with the ford falcon and after crashing it, fled the scene on foot.
Anyone who might have information about the matter is encouraged to come forward.
Police are urging all car owners to ensure that their car keys are stored out of sight.