Four teenagers arrested after break and enter

FOUR teenagers were arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station following a break and enter at a south Dubbo residence.

At 3.45pm on Saturday, a group of four young people entered a front yard of a Johns Avenue premises by climbing over a front fence.

Police allege a 15-year-old Dubbo male attempted to force open a bathroom window while other members of the group acted as lookouts.

A witness saw the group and approached them, causing them to run. The resident followed the group into Margaret Crescent. Police were notified and responded immediately, locating them at the intersection of Wheelers Lane and Kingfisher Street.

Following their arrest and as a result of police investigation, the 15-year-old was charged with aggravated break enter with intent and enter inclosed lands without lawful excuse. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on January 21.

The other three were released pending further investigation.