Two teens charged following multiple alleged break ins – Bourke

Two teens have been charged following an investigation into multiple alleged break-ins in the state’s west.

About 12pm yesterday (Saturday 22 June 2024), police were called to Oxley Street, Bourke, following reports a caravan had been broken into.

Officers attached to Central North Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

About 1:45pm, police were called to a home on Wortumurtie Street, Bourke, following reports of a break in.

Officers attended and allegedly observed three teenage boys exiting the property.

Following a short foot pursuit, two males, aged 15 and 17 were arrested and taken to Bourke Police Station.

The 15-year-old was charged with Destroy or damage property, aggravated break and enter dwelling etc in company steal

The 17-year-old was charged with aggravated break and enter dwelling etc in company steal

Both were given conditional bail to appear before a Children’s Court on Monday 15 July 2024.

About 2pm, police were called to a sports club in Central Park, following reports of a break in.

Five children, aged under 10, were spoken to by Police in relation to the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

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