Break and enters charges at Yeppoon

Two people have been charged after allegedly being involved in eight break and enters around Yeppoon CBD this week.

The shopfronts of an Anzac Parade restaurant, a butcher on Arthur Street and six James Street businesses were smashed.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with seven counts of enter with intent, eight counts of break and enter, two counts of attempted break and enter and one count each of stealing, wilful damage and contravene direction.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with eight counts of enter with intent, six counts of break and enter, two counts of wilful damage and one count each of threatening violence, stealing, trespass and public nuisance.

The Koongal man is scheduled to appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

The teenager, also from Koongal is due to appear in the Rockhampton Children’s Court this month.

Anyone with vision of any of the incidents or who has further information is urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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