Port Lincoln youth charged for alleged break-in attempt

Port Lincoln youth bound for court after alleged break in attempt

A Port Lincoln youth has been arrested and will face court after allegedly attempting to break in to a car in Port Lincoln at the weekend.

At about 6.30am on Saturday, April 10 a concerned member of the public notified police of youths acting suspiciously and entering yards of homes along Sleaford Terrace.

Police arrived in the area and observed a youth trying to open a parked vehicle on Sleaford Terrace.

The youth attempted to hide but officers located him trying to slide under the vehicle.

The 14-year-old Port Lincoln boy was arrested and charged with two counts of being unlawfully on premises, attempted illegal interference and two counts of breach of bail.

The boy was refused bail but was released following a magistrates review, he will be summonsed to appear in Port Lincoln Magistrates Court at a later date.

Anyone in the community who witnesses any suspicious behaviour is asked to immediately ring the police assistance line on 131 444.