BREAK AND ENTER: Thieves have stolen tobacco from a Chinchilla petrol station early this morning.
BREAK AND ENTER: Thieves have stolen tobacco from a Chinchilla petrol station early this morning.

REVEALED: Stolen car used in service station robbery

UPDATE 2.40PM 

Chinchilla Police have revealed what happened moments before thieves damaged and stole property from a Chinchilla petrol station in the early hours of the morning. 

Chinchilla Police confirmed that late on Sunday night and in the early hours of Monday June 15, a thieves targeted a house on Nowland Street, Chinchilla. 

"They broke into the house and the residents car was stolen from this address," a Chinchilla spokesperson said. 

Local police then confirmed that this car was used in a break and enter of the Enhance service station on Heeney Street. 

A employee at the business confirmed that thieves gained entry into the premises by smashing through the front glass door with a hammer before stealing tobacco and smokes. 

The car has since been found dumped on King Street. 

Investigations are still continuing in relations to this matter and police are urging anyone who has CCTV installed and believes they have footage that could assist police with their inquiries to ring 131444 and quote the following QP number: 200124346. 

EARLIER:

THIEVES have damaged and stolen property from a Chinchilla petrol station in a robbery in the early hours of this morning.

Tobacco was the target of thieves when they focused their entry through the front glass doors of the Enhance Service station in Chinchilla.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed the incident occurred at the business on Heeney Street just after 2am this morning, June 15.

Police are still in the early stages of their investigations.


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