Man arrested over northern suburbs crime series , SA

A Smithfield Plains man has been arrested following a series of business break-ins in the northern suburbs since January this year, according to SA Police.

Following a lengthy investigation, Elizabeth CIB Detectives arrested 51-year-old man after he was spotted at Munno Para West on Saturday afternoon 27 May.

Police will allege the man targeted numerous businesses in suburbs including Elizabeth Grove, Munno Para, Smithfield and Blakeview, stealing clothing and cigarettes since January.

The arrested man was charged with 11 offences in total, including aggravated serious criminal trespass, theft and resisting arrest.

The arrested man was refused police bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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