Teenage boy charged over Tamworth alleged break and enter – Operation Regional Mongoose

A teenage boy will appear in court today after being charged over an alleged break and enter at Tamworth earlier this year.

Operation Regional Mongoose is a high-visibility police operation to tackle serious property-related crime, committed predominately by young offenders.

On Sunday 21 April 2024, police were called to a home on Karwin Street, South Tamworth, following reports of a break and enter.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District attended and were told a Hyundai Getz hatchback and a mobile phone had allegedly been stolen sometime between 8:30pm Saturday 20 April 2024 and 5am Sunday 21 April 2024.

Police established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, about 1:30pm yesterday (Tuesday 25 June 2024), police arrested a 14-year-old boy on Kinarra Street, South Tamworth.

He was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with break & enter house etc steal value

He was refused bail to appear in a Childrens Court today (Wednesday 26 June 2024).

Anyone with information about Operation Regional Mongoose is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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