ACT Policing has charged a 36-year-old man of no fixed abode following a burglary at a Braddon night club early this morning (July 28).
About 4.55am, police received a report from a staff member that a person was attempting to break into the Knightsbridge Penthouse night club through a rear window.
Police arrived at the location within minutes and commenced a search of the building. Police located a man wearing dark clothing and a black paintball mask, hiding in a storage shed in the rear courtyard. He was in possession of cutting tools, gloves and a torch.
About 5am, police arrested the 36-year-old man of no fixed abode. He was subsequently conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with burglary. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning.
Police are urging anyone who may have any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
(ACT Policing Media Release)