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Ballajura Police are investigating the stealing of a handbag from a vehicle whilst the female driver was stationary at a set of traffic lights on Illawarra Crescent South, near the intersection of Alexander Drive Malaga.


Around 2.30pm on Friday 18 October 2019, the woman was driving her silver Toyota Kluger and was waiting at the traffic lights. She was approached in her vehicle by two women, one asked for money. As the victim removed her purse from a bag, a brick was thrown through the window by second person (also believed to be female), with the brick narrowly missing the victim.


The first woman reached in and removed a large brown handbag that was on the front passenger seat. Both fled on foot.


  • The first female is described as: Light brown skinned, 35-40 years of age, around 175cm tall, green eyes, missing 3-4 front teeth, dirty shoulder length blonde hair.
  • The second person, also believed to be a female is described as wearing blue jeans.


There were several other motorists at the intersection who police believe may have seen the incident.


Anyone who witnessed the incident, or if you have any information about the identity of these persons, dashcam footage of the incident please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9440.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

Working Together by DuShong

The artwork titled ‘Working Together’ represents the Aboriginal tribes of Western Australia working together in harmony to rejuvenate the land by controlled fires.

In this artwork it also represents our community today working together to keep our neighbourhood safe from crime.

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