A foreign man was arrested today in the Marlborough Express car park after he was seen trying to break into cars.
The man approached two staff members in the enclosed rear car park about 10.40am.
He asked them if he could hire a bike or a car then left the car park after being told to try a bike or car rental shop.
They said he appeared to speak with a foreign accent.
Another staff member reported the man to police after seeing him attempting to open car doors in the Henry St car park.
Police arrived and arrested the man about 10.50am.
No further details were available from police this morning.
- The Marlborough Express