Authorities are hunting offenders who rammed a ute into the front of two shops in Melbourne’s south overnight.
Police said the unidentified people ploughed their white Ford utility with a silver tray into the entrance of a milk bar on Austin Road, Seaford, about 1.45am.
Just 15 minutes later, it’s believed the same offenders drove to a shopping centre on the corner of Ashleigh Avenue and Karingal Drive, Frankston.
Using the ute, they smashed their way through Coles, toppling trollies and shattering glass.
Afterwards, they targeted a cigarette shop but fled empty-handed, police say.
Detectives believe the Ford has sustained significant damage, and was last seen driving towards Peninsula Link.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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