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National fast food
chain Hungry Jacks
could be a step
closer to moving into
to new information
released this week.
It is believed a Hungry
Jacks would be opened
as part of the town's On
The Run stores.
Loxton's On The Run
-- which is owned by the
Peregrine Group -- is one
of 15 stores to be assessed
by the Development
(DAC), according to a
report released by the
State Government's co-
ing to a Hungry Jacks
in Loxton first began
in July, 2014, when a
Hungry Jacks spokes-
person said develop-
ers were "considering"
establishing a restaurant
in the town in the 2015-
16 financial year.
"Hungry Jack's regu-
larly investigates new
locations for its res-
taurants and Loxton is
under active consider-
ation," said the spokes-
person.continued page 2
Nalara Avenue resident Leonie Lawson was left shaken after last week's series of break-ins in the area. She is pictured with sons Cody, 8, and Ethan, 6.
by Stephanie Gropler
Last week's spate of home
break-ins has left a Loxton
The Lawsons, who live on Nalara
Avenue, were one of at least eight
homes targeted last Monday night.
The break-ins occurred less than
a month after a similar 'spree' near
the same area.
Mother of two, Leonie Lawson,
woke in the early hours of Tuesday
to discover her laundry door slashed,
while her handbag and phone had
"That is when it sunk in and the
panic began because someone had
been in my house," she said.
Mrs Lawson woke up about 4am
last Tuesday morning as her son,
Ethan, had had a nightmare and
came to her room.
However, before they could get
back to sleep, Mrs Lawson realised
"something wasn't right".
"I realised the cat was inside"
she said. "I got up and could hear a
door was open, so I went down the
passage to the laundry, turned on the
light and was looking at two open
"It took a second to sink in as I
was still half asleep. I came back
into the kitchen and realised my
phone was gone, along with the
charger, as it was plugged into the
"It was then I noticed my handbag
was missing from the stand."
Mrs Lawson called police, who
found her handbag by her side gate,
with almost $300 taken.
"Everything had been rifled
through," she said.
"It was the credit cards and the
driver's licence and those things I
was worried about, but I was very
relieved they were still there.
"I want my phone back because
it has photos of my kids. If I could
get anything back, it would be those
photos off that phone."
continued page 3
DON'T BE COMPLACENT: PAGE 2
REPORT IT SAYS SAPOL: PAGE 3
by Paul Mitchell
and Pamela Perre
A wave of break-ins
reportedly sweeping Loxton,
including brazen thefts while
residents are inside their own
homes, has prompted an urgent
pre-Christmas warning to all
Several Loxton residents have
contacted The Loxton News in
recent days about the incidents --
which have been largely overlooked
by SAPOL's Adelaide based media
tips from SAPOL
q Lock all doors, windows and
gates before leaving your house.
q Take spare keys with you or
leave them with a trusted friend
q Use automatic timers to
turn on lights and radios. Tune
to talk back programs, as it gives
an impression of people being
at home or ask a trusted friend/
The Loxton News reported on a series
of break-ins prior to Christmas in its
December 24, 2014, edition.
More home break-ins...
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