Quirindi teenagers charged with aggravated break-and-enter at Kays Meats, Tamworth

TWO teenagers have been charged with break-and-enter after they were allegedly caught in the street nearby by police.

Police were alerted to an alarm sounding at a business in Brewery Ln about 1.20am on Monday and arrived to find the front glass door had been smashed.

Nothing was reported stolen from the business but police were patrolling Peel St about 2.45am and stopped to question a 17 and 18-year-old.

Following investigations, the pair, who both live in Quirindi, were arrested and charged with aggravated break-and-enter with intent to steal.

The 17-year-old was charged with breaching bail and was remanded in custody while the 18-year-old was granted conditional bail to front court.

Meanwhile, investigations are continuing into a break-in at a farmhouse on Werris Creek Rd at Warral on Sunday.

Thieves broke in through a ground floor window and stole jewellery, two televisions, a whipper snipper and fuel.

Police are also calling for public help after a ute was stolen following a break-in at a Coorigal St house in Tamworth.

The house is undergoing renovations and was left unlocked on Sunday afternoon when offenders entered the property and stole keys to a Mitsubishi Triton.

Police said the offenders then returned late on Sunday night and stolen the white utility.

About 4.30am on Monday, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) was called to a car on fire on the Gap Rd at Werris Creek.

The vehicle was destroyed and was later identified as the stolen utility.

Anyone with information on the break-and-enter or who saw the Triton being driven on Sunday night is urged to contact Tamworth police.

Sometime on Sunday night and into Monday morning, offenders also targeted a ute parked in a driveway in Werris Creek.

A quantity of powertools were stolen after the locks on a toolboxes on the ute were forced.


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