Man arrested after allegedly stealing from Perth charity bin

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A MAN wanted over a Karrinyup burglary has been arrested after he was found allegedly stealing from a charity bin.

Scarborough Police on patrol said they saw the man going through a charity bin on Scarborough Beach Road, next to the police station, on August 9 at 1.55am.

The 37-year-old, of no fixed address, was seen on CCTV allegedly breaking into an office building undergoing renovations at Karrinyup Shopping Centre on August 2.

Police say the man stole a flat screen TV, computer monitor and laptop from the premises.

The charity bins on Scarborough Beach Road, next to Scarborough Police Station. Image: Google Maps

He was found with suspected stolen items when they stopped him, including women’s perfume and costume jewellery.

He will face burglary, stealing and possession of stolen property charges in Perth Magistrates Court on August 20.

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