Man robs Elizabeth East supermarket with machete, two car chases in Murray Bridge terminated following erratic driving

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A MACHETE has been used to rob a supermarket in Adelaide’s north overnight, while in a separate incident SA Police are searching for a stolen car following a series of car chases and home invasions in Murray Bridge.

Officers were called to the supermarket on Midway Rd, Elizabeth East, after reports of an armed robbery just after 7.30pm on Saturday.

A man reportedly entered the store armed with a machete and threatened staff before stealing an amount of cash and cigarettes.

He fled on foot.

The suspect is described as caucasian, large brown eyes, black hoodie with white logo, grey jeans, sneakers.

Patrols searched the area with the assistance of police dog Ruger but have been unable to find the suspect.

Murray Bridge

A MAN is being hunted by police following a series of car chases as well as a home invasion in Murray Bridge in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police tried to stop a red Hyundai sedan on Rocky Gully Rd just before 3.30am on Sunday but the driver refused to stop — prompting a chase.

Patrols terminated the pursuit a short time later for safety reasons.

The car was determined to be stolen in the hours previous and was found abandoned on Cypress Terrace soon after.

At about 4.30am, a resident on the same street reported a man breaking into their home and stealing their handbag as well as their blue Ford Fiesta.

The car was spotted driving erratically through the street of Murray Bridge, prompting a second chase, which was again terminated for safety reasons.

A service station captured CCTV footage of the driver who is described as: being of Aboriginal appearance, solid build, aged in his late 20s and he has a goatee beard.

He was wearing grey coloured Everlast track suit pants, a grey hooded jumper with black coloured arms, black and white sports shoes and one black glove on his right hand.

Anyone with information in either one of these cases is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report it online.

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