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Monday, July 22, 2024

82-year-old man robbed in Rockhampton

Queensland Police are investigating the robbery of an 82-year-old man in Rockhampton in the early hours of this morning.

Police say the man had pulled over and exited his vehicle, a white Holden Cruze, in Park Avenue at 4.30am when a white Toyota Camry sedan pulled over behind his vehicle.

“The man was approached by a woman, described as first nations in appearance, slim build. She spoke to him briefly and returned to the Camry when a man pushed him to the ground from behind and fled in the 82-year-old’s car, followed by the Camry,” Police said.

Detectives are investigating possible links to other incidents this morning including a suspicious person in Musgrave Street at 12.20am, a burglary in Broad Court at 2.30am, and another in Allenstown at 3.40am.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in these areas at those times and anyone with relevant CCTV or dash cam footage.

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