5000 pieces of 'stolen' women’s underwear found in Melbourne home

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Thousands of allegedly stolen pieces of women’s underwear and activewear have been discovered by police in a Melbourne home.

The collection was found by detectives at a property in Reservoir, in the city’s north, on Wednesday, Victoria Police said.

Officers executed a search warrant at the home on Pickford Street just before 3pm and allegedly uncovered more than 5,000 pieces of clothing, mainly women’s intimates.

Knickers on a clothes line. Source: Getty
Detectives made the bizarre discovery at a home in the city's north. Source: Getty

Police are now urging anyone who lives in the area who may have had their underwear or activewear stolen to contact them.

Anyone with further information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Pizza delivery driver ‘slashed and robbed’

And in nearby Glenroy later on Wednesday night Victoria Police claim a 22-year-old pizza delivery driver was slashed across the face during an armed robbery.

The man had just stopped at a home on Apsley Street in Glenroy to make a delivery around midnight when a man allegedly approached him from behind.

The unknown man threatened the driver with a “sharp weapon” and “struck him to the face causing a deep laceration from his mouth to his ear”, officers said.

Police tape restricts access to a crime scene north of Sydney. Source: AAP
Police are asking for potential victims to come forward. Source: AAP

The alleged offender was last seen running away with the 22-year-old’s wallet.

The delivery driver returned to the pizza store to alert the police. He was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers were unable to find the alleged robber during a search of the area.

Anyone with further information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Man test driving motorbike done for speeding

Meanwhile, in NSW an unlicensed motorcycle rider has been busted by police speeding more than 60km/h over the limit while going for a test drive.

The 23-year-old man was caught by Wagga Highway Patrol travelling at 163km/h on Elizabeth Avenue — a 100km/h area — just after 4.30pm on Monday.

Police say they stopped the Honda CBR500 without incident and spoke to the rider, who admitted he was taking the bike for a spin before buying it from a friend who lived just 400 metres down the road.

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