25 Apr 2018

Lyttelton man charged with a series of burglaries

8:05 pm on 25 April 2018

Police have charged a Lyttelton man with a spate of burglaries in the Canterbury port town.

A police car outside a cordon in South Auckland

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The 30-year-old has been charged with seven counts of burglary and one of theft from a vehicle.

Police said some of the properties were burgled while people were at home and more charges are likely.

The man is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court next month.