Reward offered in damaged Pinjar tower case

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Detectives continue to investigate the incident and believe the new reward may motivate people with knowledge of the incident to come forward.

A REWARD is now available for information leading to the identification and conviction of the person or persons responsible for damage caused to a transmission tower in Pinjar, which was detected on Thursday, April 20, 2023.

WA Police said at an unknown time, believed to be on or in the days leading up to Thursday, April 20, 2023, unknown person(s) tampered with the structural integrity of the Western Power tower causing it to fall to the ground.

A police spokeswoman said the incident caused a temporary power supply interruption to a small number of industrial customers.

“State security investigation group detectives continue to investigate the incident and believe the new reward may motivate people with knowledge of the incident to come forward,’’ she said.

“The WA Government is funding the $100,000 reward.

Anyone with information about the incident, or the person/s involved, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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