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Facebook and a police sergeant’s kind act key to catching alleged teen thief

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Girl arrested in Melbourne after officer sees footage of her and remembers lending her his phone on a trainFacebook and a random act of kindness from a Melbourne police sergeant has been credited with helping officers arrest a 17-year-old alleged thief over a $40,000 burglary.Victoria police were looking for a person who allegedly stole expensive watches, handbags, foreign currency, credit cards and jewellery from a home in Clarinda, a suburb in south-east Melbourne, in early May. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-05-31 07:18:43

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