Car theft victim again targeted in Wodonga

THEFT: Brad Ley with his son Bailey, 4, who has autism.
THEFT: Brad Ley with his son Bailey, 4, who has autism.

A MAN who had a car loaned to him after a vehicle theft has again been targeted.

Thieves targeted Brad Ley’s Holden outside his Park Lane home in Wodonga on May 2.

People made offers to loan Mr Ley a car after reading about the incident in the media, and a second car has now been stolen from the house.

Thieves went into his home on June 10, took keys to a white Hyundai Accent, and drove off.

THEFT: A man was caught filling up the first stolen car with petrol at the Barnawartha BP on May 4.

THEFT: A man was caught filling up the first stolen car with petrol at the Barnawartha BP on May 4.

Detective Senior Constable Andrew Leonard said police were investigating possible links between the incident.

“It certainly would appear to be linked, but there’s a possibility it’s not,” he said.

“Obviously it’s devastating on this occasion.”

A man was caught on CCTV footage filling up the first stolen car with petrol at the Barnawartha BP on May 4 before driving off with $86 in fuel.

Detective Senior Constable Leonard is appealing for help to track down the man.

Both stolen cars have not been recovered.

Anyone with information can call (02) 6049 2600 or 1800 333 000.