THERE are fears father-and-son fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco are using hidden supply stockpiles around New South Wales and Victoria to help them evade police.
Police have been hunting the duo intensely after they fired on two NSW police vehicles on October 16 before a going on a trip that may have taken them as far south as Victoria’s Gippsland region.
Authorities have confirmed the pair will be charged with attempted murder, among several other charges, if they can catch up with the pair.
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Footage captured on CCTV confirms they stopped their stolen Toyota LandCruiser four-wheel drive at a service station in South Gundagai at 9pm on Saturday, before stealing $200 worth of petrol.
Gino, 58, and Mark, 35, were known to have secured odd jobs during the eight years they have been on the run.
The stolen vehicle driven by the Stoccos has now been disguised with a tonneau cover and is bearing stolen South Australian plates S415-AZL.
Police have urged the public to continue reporting possible sightings but not to approach the men as they have a high-powered rifle and are considered dangerous.