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Seven brand new cars worth $300k stolen from Hastings dealership

A car dealership in Melbourne’s south-east has been targeted by thieves, who have taken off with a number of brand new cars and keys to other vehicles in the yard.

Caller Alan told Neil Mitchell he test drove a Ford Everest at Wignall Ford in Hastings before going in the following morning to place a deposit, and found the dealership locked up.

“They stole seven brand new cars with no registration,” Alan said.

“I road tested one the night before, that’s how I know about it.

“They broke into the safe, the keys were all in the safe.

“They’ve got the keys to every single car in their yard.”

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It’s believed the cars have combined value of about about $300,000.

Mornington Peninsula detectives confirmed they are investigating a burglary at business on Frankston-Flinders Road which occurred on Tuesday night.

They say the vehicles were stolen after burglars broke into an office and stole a number of keys just before 2.30am.

Investigators are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

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