Cops bust armed man after failed break-in attempt
Police busted a man trying to break into a business at Pimlico in an early morning patrol.
About 3am, police saw a car speed away from a business on Wellington St.
The car pulled over at Fulham Rd, Pimlico and a man bolted from the vehicle and tried to hide behind a bin.
Police arrested the man and found a knife and screwdriver in his pocket.
Police will allege the tools were intended to be used in a break-in.
The 44-year-old Kirwan man was charged with possession of a knife in a public place and possess instrument of house break.
He was face Townsville Magistrates Court on September 23.
Originally published as Cops bust armed man after failed break-in attempt