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Police arrest serial housebreaker during ambush on Wednesday

Published on Mar 20, 2014 9:11 PM

A 45-year-old serial housebreaker was arrested by police in an ambush on Wednesday.

The man had broken into premises around Tras Street, breaking into three office units in a single day earlier this year.

At about 7.55 am Feb 24, a woman reported to the police that her office along Tras Street had been broken into and ransacked. About $2,000 in cash had been taken.

Five minutes later, two nearby office tenants reported that there were signs of an unsuccessful attempt at a break-in.

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