Teens Arrested In Relation To String Of Townsville Crimes

Two boys will face court today

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Police have charged two teenage boys following an armed robbery, attempted carjacking and multiple assaults in Townsville.

A 54-year-old woman was approached by three teenage boys yesterday at around 7AM while parking her car at an education facility on Thompson Street.

Police allege that the teens told the woman to hand over her keys before driving away in her blue Toyota Camry.

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This was only first in a line of criminal offences with the teens attempting to carjack another car at Sporting Drive.

Police later used tyre stingers to stop the Toyota Camry at around 5:10PM near Alligator Creek.

Police have since charged a 14-year-old teenager and a 15-year-old teenager with armed robbery, attempted robbery and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The 15-year-old teen has also been charged in relation to an assault on two men on October 2nd in Aitkenvale.

The two teens are due to face Townsville Children’s Court today.

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Georgie Marr

6 October 2021

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