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Stolen car used in bottle-o ram raid

April 18, 2023 7:34 am in by

Two businesses have been ram raided in Rockhampton.

A stolen vehicle was driven through the front of a bottle shop on Farm Street in Norman Gardens, around 3.40am yesterday morning, smashing hundreds of bottles of wine in the process.

The offenders took off with alcohol and the till, fleeing in another car and abandoning a Holden Arcadia at the scene.

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Police say the vehicle had been stolen from a Mills Avenue property at Frenchville on Friday, April 14.

It has since been towed for police forensic examination.

Earlier in the night, a light-coloured station wagon was also driven through the front of a pharmacy on Dean Street in Frenchville, but nothing was taken.

Police believe the incident may be linked.

Both businesses suffered extensive damage.

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They have release the below CCTV footage of the bottle-o ram raid, and are asking anyone with info to come forward.

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