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Police seeking teen in connection with burglary

POLICE are seeking a 16-year-old they believe may have been part of an aggravated burglary at New Norfolk earlier today (Wednesday). Two men and another 16-year-old have already been charged in connection with the alleged offence.

“Around 2.40pm, police received information that a burglary was in progress at an address on Back River Rd,” a police spokesperson said. Several police units converged on the area and apprehended three people a short distance away from the address.

“A 39-year-old man from Dromedary, 31-year-old man from Gagebrook, and 16-year-old from New Norfolk have each been charged with aggravated burglary,” the spokesperson said. “They have been bailed to appear before the court at a later date. Investigations into the incident are ongoing to locate a fourth person involved, believed to be a 16-year-old.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444.  Information can also be provided to CrimeStoppers via www.crimestopperstas.com.au or 1800 333 000.

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