Parcel pinchers charged

(Joe Mastroianni) 245950_08

More than 110 stolen items have been seized after police arrested two people in relation to a series of parcel thefts throughout Melbourne’s west.

It is alleged the pair stole parcels in the Wyndham, Melton and Sunshine areas between May 1 and July 4.

Police have seized more than 110 items including power tools, bags, phones, and headphones.

A 27-year-old St Albans woman and a 25-year-old Cairnlea man were arrested.

The man has been charged with 22 offences including burglaries, thefts, and theft from a motor vehicle, landing him a day in court on October 2.

The woman was released pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit at Sunshine Police Station on 9313 3444.

Alternatively, you can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at