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Group of thugs attack ski village staff before snowmobile theft

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Three men have attacked staff working at Mt Baw Baw before stealing a snowmobile.

The disturbing incident happened on Tuesday night.

Police have been told the men assaulted five staff working at a business in the village about 7.30pm.

The three offenders then stole a Ski-Doo before fleeing the scene.

The Ski-Doo has since been located.

Three of the male victims had to be taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The other two victims were treated at the scene.

The three offenders are described as aged in their mid-twenties, perceived to be Caucasian and one has dreadlocks.

One offender was believed to be wearing a black hooded jumper, dark pants and black runners with a white Nike logo.

They were seen leaving the area in a silver 2004 Hyundai Accent Coupe with registration SUB056.

Police have released images of a car in the hope someone may have seen the vehicle, and an image of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report online at

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