Nightcliff Burglars allegedly caught in the act

November 14, 2022 8:45 am in by

A Nightcliff local has allegedly caught two would-be burglers in the act.

Police say at about 6 last night a man returned to his home to find a 20-year-old woman and a teenager lingering around his home.

Northern Watchcommander Vicki Koum said he then discovered the pair had stolen a number of items before fleeing the scene.

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“Obviously he’s notified police and police attended and conducted investigations which led to identifying both offenders, locating and apprehending them,” she said.

“The 20-year-old has been charged with unlawful entry, stealing and obtain benefit by deception.

” The youth charges are pending.”