17 YEAR OLD ARRESTED & CHARGED IN PORT AUGUSTA

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Following a series of break-ins in Port Augusta, police have made an arrest and laid charges.

It's alleged the 17-year-old boy broke into a Stirling Road motorbike dealership on three occasions between Thursday 15 October and Friday 23 October and stole two motorbikes.

One of the bikes was recovered nearby.

Following an investigation, on Sunday 25 October police located the second motor bike in the rear yard of a Port Augusta home. 

Police arrested the youth from Port Augusta he was charged with three counts of serious criminal trespass and theft of a motor vehicle.

He was refused police bail, and appeared in the Port Augusta Youth Court earlier this week where he was bailed to appear in court on November 4.

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