THIEVES are targeting backpacker accommodation according to reports of several break and enters over the past week.
In one such instance tourists returned to their rooms on January 11 to find their belongings missing. Police were called to the scene and patrolled the area, finding a 35-year-old Cannonvale man in possession of property that fit the description of the missing items.
The man was arrested and will appear in court at a later date. Police investigations are continuing.