Footage released from attempted break-in and burglary in Heathcote and Strathfieldsaye | Video

Police have released CCTV footage of three men involved in a burglary and attempted break-in in Heathcote and Strathfieldsaye in September.

In the early hours of Tuesday, September 19, the three men went to a convenience store in Wellington Street, Strathfieldsaye, in a dark-coloured VR Commodore with a rear spoiler and stolen registration plates reading QRZ 418.

Two of the men tried to break into the shop, but fled when they saw an employee.

A short time later, two of the men broke into a service station in High Street, Heathcote, and stole a safe.

The safe was later found empty on the side of the road 10 kilometres west of Tooborac.

One of the men is believed to be of a medium build and was wearing white runners, grey tracksuit pants, a light blue hoodie, a cap with a logo reading ‘Snapback’ on the peak, and black Nike gloves.

Another man has a thin build and was wearing dark skinny jeans, a mottled blue hoodie, brown lace-up boots and had a light-coloured T-shirt covering his face.

The third man is also of a thin build, and was wearing a hoodie and runners.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report online, quoting the reference number CSV 2504.