A Man Has Been Arrested Over A Bizarre Crime In An Adelaide Office

Apr 15, 2019


An 18-year-old man has been arrested after he caused $30,000 worth of damage to a Keswick office with a shovel and a fire hose.

According to SAPOL:

Just after 6am on Sunday 14 April, an office on Richmond Road was allegedly broken into by a man using a shovel, he then smashed 36 computer monitors,  photocopier and a microwave.  The suspect has then turned on a fire hose which ran for two hours before the incident was discovered.   Extensive damage was cause to the premises expected to exceed $30,000.00

Western District Police investigating the matter yesterday quickly identified a suspect attended his home address and arrested and charged the 18-year-old man with serious criminal trespass, property damage and theft.

The arrested man will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court at a later date.