Police appeal for witnesses to alleged Epsom crime spree

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man allegedly stole two vehicles, power tools and groceries in Epsom last week.

A car was allegedly seen driving erratically in the Epsom area about 5am on November 20 before being dumped and set alight.

Police say the same driver then stole a utility from Averys Road, Eaglehawk and drove it to an Epsom shopping centre where he allegedly stole a quantity of groceries.

Detectives have charged a 30-year-old man with theft of a motor vehicle, arson, theft, theft from motor vehicle, careless driving, dangerous driving, breach of bail conditions and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

The Epsom man has been remanded in custody and will appear at the Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on December 16.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au