Police make arrest at fire damaged house, South Australia

Police have arrested a man following a break-in on a fire damaged house at Hope Valley overnight.

Just before 9pm on Thursday 30 January, patrols were called to Berri Road, after a neighbour reported a man loading property from the unoccupied premises into a Mitsubishi sedan parked in the driveway.

Police were quick to respond and located the man inside the house along with a number of items in the Mitsubishi allegedly stolen from the property.

The 48-year-old from Highbury was charged with serious criminal trespass and theft and has been bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 13 March.

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