1 July 2024

Two teenagers arrested over alleged Narrandera break-in and fire

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Police were called to a property in Elizabeth Street, Narrandera, following reports of a break-in. Photo: SCM Jeans.

Two teenagers have been arrested after a building window was allegedly smashed and a small fire started over the weekend.

Officers from the Murrumbidgee Police District were called to a property in Elizabeth Street, Narrandera, following reports of a break-in at about 4 pm on Sunday (30 June).

On arrival, they found a building’s window smashed and a small fire burning.

Police extinguished the blaze, with two youths allegedly running from the scene towards Grosvenor Street, Narrandera.

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A short time later, two boys, aged 16 and 14, were arrested at a home in Grosvenor Street, and taken to Narrandera Police Station.

The 16-year-old was charged with aggravated breaking and entering with intent/in company – not stealing. He was given conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on 19 July.

The 14-year-old was issued with a caution notice.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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