Police have formed a strike force to investigate a series of thefts from large supermarkets in Port Stephens, Strike Force Dunrobin.
Six aggravated break and enters have been committed against two supermarkets at Medowie and Tanilba Bay between September 2012 and June this year.
Superintendent Craig Rae said detectives from Strike Force Dunrobin are exploring links between the robberies.
“There are similar modus operandi at each of these offences and we do believe these are linked,” Superintendent Rae said.
The focus of the after hours offences was on the stores’ self-service technology, with two perpertrators involved.
Police are urging the public to come forward with any information to Raymond Terrace Police, or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.