Teenage Boys Arrested and Charged: Driving Alleged Stolen Vehicle in Toowoomba

Tracked by Polair


6 December 2018

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Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged after driving an alleged stolen a vehicle in Toowoomba yesterday.

The vehicle was brought to the attention of Toowoomba Police late yesterday afternoon after it had allegedly been stolen from a Glenvale address shortly before 5pm.

Polair was engaged to track the alleged stolen vehicle after it was seen in Mort Street, North Toowoomba, relaying its movements to the police on ground.

Around 7.50pm police successfully deployed a tyre deflation device on Curzon Street just before the Jellicoe Street intersection.

After running over the stingers, the vehicle continue along Curzon Street before turning into Jellicoe Street where it collided with a vehicle at the Mary Street intersection.

Both vehicles were damaged in the crash but no one was injured.

Three male occupants of the alleged stolen vehicle abandoned the car and fled on foot.

One of the teens was located soon after in Mary Street and taken into custody without incident.

Polair and the Toowoomba Dog Squad tracked the other boys before being called to an address in nearby Spiekar Street by the property owner after he heard someone walking around on his roof, where police took a second teen into custody.

A 15-year-old Silkstone boy has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing, wilful damage and two counts of receiving tainted property.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

A third boy remains on the run with police investigations continuing.

If you witnessed anything please contact police:

CRIMESTOPPERS: 1300.333.000

POLICELINK: 131.444

ONLINE: the online form 24hrs per day

QUOTE REF #: QP1802286487

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