Breaker arrested at wharf, South Australia

A man was arrested after allegedly breaking into the Fisherman’s Wharf market at Port Adelaide overnight.

Police and security patrols responded to an alarm at the market on Robe Street, Port Adelaide just after 3am on Sunday 3 November.

Security located a man nearby who ran off when challenged by the security guard, leaving behind a bag of knives stolen from the market. The suspect allegedly threatened the security guard with a knife.

Police arrived and surrounded the building and the suspect tried to run off again, but was tackled by two members of the public and detained until police handcuffed him.

The 20-year-old Woodville Park man was arrested and charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass, theft, carry offensive weapon and aggravated assault. He was bailed to appear in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on 28 November.

Police would like to thank the two members of the public for their assistance in this matter.

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