Alleged burglar faces deportation

21:18, Feb 27 2014

A Tongan overstayer is facing deportation after allegedly attempting to burgle a Timaru house.

The 19-year-old, who has been residing in South Canterbury, was last night arrested after disturbing the occupants of the house.

Senior Sergeant Randel Tikitiki said the occupants managed to hold the teen until police arrived. He was aarested for burglary.

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The Timaru Herald