A man has been arrested after attempting to break into a Modbury North home overnight.
Just after 11pm on Friday 23 August, the resident of a home on Ladywood Road heard noises at the front of the property. She went to investigate and saw that the flyscreens had been removed and the front window was open.
The woman immediately alerted police.
Police patrols along with two dog operations units attended and searched the area. PD Havoc and PD Axe were able to pick up a track which was followed through several back streets before locating the suspect on Ladywood Road.
A 47-year-old man from Elizabeth Downs was arrested and charged with attempt aggravated serious criminal trespass. He has been refused police bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Monday.