Charges follow Seymour burglary and arson

Detectives from Mitchell Crime Investigation Unit have charged a man following a burglary and arson that occurred in Seymour earlier this month.

It is alleged four offenders gained entry to a building on Telegraph Road and stole radio transmitters, before setting the building alight on the evening of 4 July.

On Wednesday 15 July, detectives arrested a 30-year-old Seymour man in relation to the incident.

He was interviewed and charged with burglary, theft, criminal damage (arson), trespass, going equip to steal and possess ammunition without a licence.

The man was bailed to appear at Seymour Magistrates’ Court on 8 October.

Two other men and a teenage boy were also arrested last week as part of the ongoing investigation.

A 17, 23, and 25-year-old were all interviewed and released pending further enquiries.

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in the investigation so far.

Anyone with information is urged contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report online at

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