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Man arrested for hinterland hotel break-in after becoming stuck in roof

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Caloundra detectives have arrested a man after he became trapped inside a roof cavity during the alleged break and enter of a Landsborough hotel early Wednesday.

Around 6am police were called to attend the Cribb Street licensed premises after staff heard noises of a person inside the rear toilet block.

Police gained entry and discovered a man stuck in the roof cavity.

It was established he had been trapped for several hours. He was helped down and arrested.

Entry had been gained to another room of the hotel via the roof where damage was caused to equipment and roof sheeting.

The 30-year-old North Booval man has been charged with break and enter and is due to appear before Maroochydore Magistrates Court on January 7.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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