A man’s been formally charged, after he allegedly stole cowboy hats worth almost $10,000 in the Upper Hunter.
Police allege that the 32-year-old broke into a Scone business in the early hours of October 17, where he loaded various hats into a wheelie bin and fled the scene.
The hats, which were made of straw and felt, sell for an estimated $200-$300 each.
Officers arrested the man at about 1pm this afternoon.
He’s now been refused bail.