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Goonellabah break-in: teen charged

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A property in Fischer Street was broken into on Monday afternoon and electronic equipment, including gaming consoles and laptop computers, was stolen.

Police raided a property in Campbell Crescent, Goonellabah, allegedly discovering some stolen electronic equipment and subsequently arresting a 16-year-old male.

He was charged with aggravated break, enter and steal and was granted stringent conditional bail to appear in Lismore Children’s Court on Monday 5 December.

Police are still looking for four other youths allegedly involved in the break-in.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Lismore Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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