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Man charged with numerous property theft and fraud offences - Cremorne

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 02:15:05 AM

A man has been charged with numerous offences relating to property theft and fraud offences after his arrest at Cremorne yesterday.

About 11am on Monday 29 May 2017, officers from Harbourside Local Area Command were called to an apartment block on Military Road after concerns were raised about two residents.

Upon arrival police located a man entering a taxi while his female companion had already left the area.

The man, two suitcases in his possession and an apartment were subsequently searched by the officers.

Police will allege that they located a large number of identity documents and cards in various names, pre paid cards, store gift vouchers, mail, keys and two EFTPOS machines.

The man was arrested and conveyed to North Sydney Police Station where he was later charged with stealing (x 3), possess identity information (x 2), goods in custody (x 3), fraud (x 2), malicious damage and driver licence altered calculated to deceive.

The 34-year-old man was refused bail to appear at Manly Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 30 May 2017).

Police continue with their inquiries into the matter and are attempting to identify and locate the woman.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.