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Ram raids rock Woolgoolga businesses

Police are investigating two ram raids in Woolgoolga early this morning, one at the United Service Station and another at the Super Cellars bottleshop in Beach St.
Police are investigating two ram raids in Woolgoolga early this morning, one at the United Service Station and another at the Super Cellars bottleshop in Beach St. Trevor Veale
Woolgoolga's Super Cellars bottle shop in Beach St was also hit by a ram raid this morning.
Woolgoolga's Super Cellars bottle shop in Beach St was also hit by a ram raid this morning. Trevor Veale

DETECTIVES are investigating two ram raids that happened early this morning at Woolgoolga.

A car rammed the front of the Super Cellars bottle shop on Beach St damaging a roller door.

Police said a quantity of property was stolen in the ram raid around 2.10am.

A vehicle was then driven into the front of the United service station on the northern side of the town on the old Pacific Hwy, now called Solitary Island Way, at 2.50am.

Police said the occupants in the car threatened a staff member with knives and demanded money. 

They offenders left the scene in the car after being given a quantity of cash.

Police say they are investigating links between the crimes. 

The car, a stolen Toyota Prado, was recovered nearby and will be forensically examined.

Crime scenes have been set up at both businesses.

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