Serial Melbourne wedding crasher charged after allegedly stealing $16k cash, jewellery, gift cards

Serial wedding crasher charged after posing as a guest EIGHT times to allegedly steal $16,000 in cash, jewellery and gift cards from unsuspecting couples

  •  The serial wedding crasher allegedly stole $16,000 in cash from venues
  •  The 24-year-old man posed as a guest at eight weddings across Melbourne
  •  Detectives raided a home, finding thousands in cash, jewellery and gift cards
  • The man is facing 27 charges, including aggravated burglary and theft 

A serial wedding crasher has been accused of stealing cash, jewellery and gift cards from events across Melbourne over two months.

The 24-year-old is facing 27 charges including aggravated burglary and theft after $16,000 in cash was stolen from at least three wedding venues.

Police allege the man pretended to be a wedding guest on eight different occasions at receptions in Brunswick, Fitzroy, Brunswick East, Ripponlea and Hawthorn between April 2 and May 22.

The 24-year-old posed as a guest at eight different wedding across Melbourne (stock image)

In addition to the stolen cash, jewellery and gift cards were also reported missing.

Detectives from the Moreland Crime Investigation Unit searched a Carlton property before arresting the man.

He has been released on bail and is set to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on October 18.

Police allege the man stole from at least three unsuspecting couples, with detectives finding cash, jewellery and gift cards

Police allege the man stole from at least three unsuspecting couples, with detectives finding cash, jewellery and gift cards 

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