Man charged after allegedly being caught stealing on CCTV footage

September 13, 2023 9:26 am in by

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in after being caught allegedly attempting to steal from a business in Leanyer.

Authorities say a CCTV operator noticed the man walking in and out of a shop, eventually leaving with a cash register till shortly before 3.30 this morning (September 13).

He then attempted to hide behind nearby rubbish bins, and was arrested by local police a short time later.

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He’s now being held at the Palmerston Watchouse and is expected to be charged with a series of property offences.