12 Aug 2015

Man faces charges over commercial burglaries

2:50 pm on 12 August 2015

A man is facing charges after Christchurch police conducted an operation in response to a large increase in commercial burglaries.

Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Anderson said during the past month there had been a spike in the number of night-time burglaries of commercial and retail premises.

The arrested man faces charges for a significant number of burglaries and has been remanded in custody.

He will appear in court later this month .