Suspected squatter charged with burglary

A man who appears to have been squatting at a Dunedin house tried to pass it off as his bail address.

Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond said a property manager contacted police on Sunday after it appeared someone had been living at a Great King St property.

A 26-year-old man who was in custody had given the address as his bail address, but he was not a tenant.

His clothing was found at the house, and a television was missing from the wall.

The man was charged with burglary.

 

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