Arrest made after Alexandra car thefts

A 19-year-old Alexandra man has been arrested and charged in relation to a series of vehicle thefts in the area over the last year.

He has been charged with eight counts of unlawfully taking a vehicle and one count of careless driving.

Police would like to thank members of the public who provided information which led to the arrest.

“It’s also a timely reminder to make sure you secure all your belongings, including your vehicle,” says Constable Sophie Mcskimming, of Alexandra Police.

“Garage your vehicle if you can, lock the doors, and don’t leave anything in the vehicle when you’re not using it.”

The 19-year-old is next due to appear in Alexandra District Court on 3 August.

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