Media release

Unlawful entries - Alice Springs

Police

Northern Territory Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a number of unlawful entries in Alice Springs.

Police are investigating four unlawful entries and an attempted unlawful entry on properties in the Araluen and Larapinta area which occurred between 5pm and 8pm on Wednesday.

At around 5pm an occupant of a house in Taylor Street returned home to find a man standing in the kitchen. He fled the house when disturbed.

During the unlawful entry of a property on Terry Court around 5:20pm, a man of similar description was seen inside the house. He fled into nearby bushland on being disturbed.

Occupants of a home in Murray Street returned home to find their property had been unlawfully entered sometime between 5:45pm and 6:35pm.

Police received a report of a man of the same description looking into houses on Gilbert Place in Larapinta around 8pm. A white Nissan Patrol station wagon with NT Registration CB65DJ was later reported as stolen from a home nearby.

Police have released CCTV images of a man seen in the area at the time of one of the incidents and believe he may be able to assist with police with their investigations.

The man is of Indigenous appearance with a slim build, clean shaven and aged in his late 20s to 30s. The man is described as wearing a grey/black jumper, black track pants, black gloves and a dark coloured beanie and small black backpack.

Police urge anyone with information as to the man’s identity or who may be able to assist with their investigations into the unlawful entries, to contact them on 131 444 or report it anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and reference PROMIS number 9100449.

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