Police arrest four after Dover Gardens break-in, South Australia

Police have arrested four men following a break-in and assault at Dover Gardens a short time ago.

Just after 4am on Thursday 4 March, police were called to a house on Branksome Terrace, after reports four men armed with hammers and a large knife, forced their way inside. A male occupant was punched in the face as the suspects demanded keys to a car and then fled as police arrived.

Patrols quickly cordoned off the area and with the assistance of PD Zac and his handler, two suspects were located on nearby roofs while another two were located hiding in rear yards on Harrow Street and Crown Street.

A 21-year-old and a 27-year-old, both from Moonta, a 34-year-old from Wallaroo Mines and a 25-year-old from Kadina, were all charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass, assault, property damage and carry offensive weapon. The men are expected to be refused bail and will front the Christies Beach Magistrates Court later today.

The victim received a minor injury to his face.

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