Port Lincoln youths charged for recent break-in

Three youths charged after break-ins

Three Port Lincoln youths will face court following separate break-ins across Port Lincoln between April 4 and 7.

Police say at about 2am on Sunday, April 4 entry was gained to a garage on Tobruk Terrace and a wallet was stolen from a vehicle that was parked inside.

In another incident at about 2.55am the same morning an occupant of a home on Day Street awoke to find a person inside her home.

The suspect ran off through a back door after stealing a purse inside the home.

Following investigations police arrested two Port Lincoln boys, aged 13 and 14, over the incidents and both were charged with two counts of serious criminal trespass and theft.

They were refused police bail and will appear in Adelaide Youth Court on Friday.

At about 9.45pm on Wednesday, April 7, Port Lincoln police responded to reports of a youth acting suspiciously in Lewis Street, and found a youth nearby in possession of a bike and some cash.

It was discovered the bike was stolen from a business in Lewis Street and as police searched the area they also found a break-in had happened at a business on Hallett Place where cash was stolen.

Police will allege the cash found on the youth was taken from the break-in on Hallett Place.

A 13-year-old Port Lincoln boy has been charged with serious criminal trespass, theft and being unlawfully on premises.

The boy was bailed to appear in the Port Lincoln Youth Court on May 3.