The stolen vehicle has a distinctive blue line down the side.
The stolen vehicle has a distinctive blue line down the side. Hervey Bay Police

UPDATE: Witness reports stolen car seen on Esplanade

UPDATE: A witness has reported seeing the stolen Holden Commodore used in a fuel drive off parked on the Esplanade within a day after it was taken.

Police have confirmed the witness saw the vehicle parked legally along the Esplanade near the sailing club between 6.30pm and 10pm on Sunday. 

The while car which features a distinctive blue stripe, was reported stolen from an address in Kawungan between 11pm on Friday and 4am on Saturday. 

Anyone with information that may help police is being urged to call Police Link on 131 444.

EARLIER: Police are on the hunt for a man who stole a car and later did a fuel drive off in Hervey Bay over the weekend.

Police are looking for a man who stole 2009 white Holden Commodore with Queensland registration NAM 717.

It's believed the vehicle was taken from an address on Oleander Avenue in Kawungan between 11pm on Friday and 4am on Saturday.

 

Police are on the hunt for this man after a car was stolen and later used in a fuel drive off.
Police are on the hunt for this man after a car was stolen and later used in a fuel drive off. Hervey Bay Police

Acting Sergeant John Donaldson said the offender entered through an unlocked rear laundry door where the keys to the vehicle were found.

The criminal also snatched a handbag and a tin with cash.

The vehicle was stolen from the front of the property and later seen doing a fuel drive off at Caltex Service Station on the corner of Beach Rd and Boar Harbour Dr at 4am.

Acting Sgt Donaldson is encouraging the community to secure their property at all times.

Anyone with information that may help police is being urged to call Police Link on 131 444.


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