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Wanted man charged over alleged property offences - Lake Illawarra PD

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 11:41:24 AM

A man wanted by police in the state’s Illawarra has been arrested and charged.

Last Friday (19 August 2022), officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District commenced inquiries to locate the 31-year-old man, who was wanted by virtue of an outstanding arrest warrant in relation to alleged property and malicious damage offences in the Lake Illawarra area.

Following extensive inquiries and a public appeal for assistance, he was arrested at a premises on Burelli Street, Wollongong, about 8am today (Tuesday 23 August 2022).

He was taken to Wollongong Police Station where he was charged with break and enter intend to commit serious indictable offence – serious indictable offence, enter dwelling with intent (not steal/destroy/damage) – serious indictable offence, and two counts of damage property by fire.

The Wollongong man was refused bail to appear in Wollongong Local Court today (Tuesday 23 August 2022).