Richmond star Dustin Martin has reportedly been caught up in a wild crime spree after his luxurious SUV was stolen at a petroleum station in Melbourne.
The drama occurred after the 31-year-old lent his automotive to a pal, who then left the keys contained in the Vary Rover whereas paying for gasoline, in accordance with 7NEWS.
A 29-year-old Springvale man subsequently noticed the keys within the car earlier than leaping into the driving force’s seat and rushing off with the posh automotive.
Police reportedly positioned the automotive round 5 hours later.
As police tried to cease the car the thief allegedly rammed the police automotive.
The thief then fled the scene earlier than he was caught by police.
He has since been charged together with a feminine confederate.
Police additionally allege they discovered illicit medicine inside Martin’s automotive, resulting in extra costs for the thief.
The drama comes after the three-time Norm Smith Medallist was praised by coaches final week for his spectacular begin to pre-season coaching.
“We’re rapt that he’s been capable of do all of the coaching this pre-season,” McQualter mentioned.
“He hasn’t actually missed a session in any respect, so hopefully it’s a extremely thrilling yr forward for him.”
Martin’s automotive additionally made headlines late in 2019 after the Richmond famous person left it parked within the MCG storage for 2 months following the Tigers’ premiership victory.
Dusty ventured off an on abroad vacation earlier than lastly returning to Melbourne and contemplating bringing the car dwelling.
Trent Cotchin revealed because the Tigers returned to pre-season coaching that yr that Dusty had lastly taken the issue off the palms of MCG employees, two months after driving the car on grand remaining day.
“It’s not on the ‘G anymore, he did decide it up,” Cotchin mentioned.
And he truly went to choose it up himself, in order that was a shock.”