Man Arrested In Prahran Over Copper Piping Theft

Among other thefts

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Police arrested a man in Prahran early Wednesday morning after a member of the public called Police with a noise complaint.

The complaint was made over an angle grinder being used at around 3am on High Street.

As officers and the dog squad arrived on the scene, they located a tip-truck which was stolen from an Armadale address the night before.

Officers spotted a man leaving the site, and found him to be in possession of an angle grinder and copper pipe.

The 30 year-old Hillside man was arrested and will face questioning as to whether he was attempting to steal copper piping from the site 

The man remains in custody.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

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19 May 2021

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