Man caught stealing car

20:54, Jun 15 2014

A 20-year-old man will appear in the Palmerston North District Court today after being caught trying to steal a car in the central city overnight.

Palmerston North police arrested the man around 9pm yesterday when he was seen breaking into a car in College St and forcing its ignition.

Sergeant Brendon Gerrish said the man was spotted during nightly patrols.

He will appear in court today on a number of charges. 

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