Boy charged over stolen vehicle at Gold Coast

Police have charged a 16-year-old boy in relation to the alleged theft of a red BMW from Kenmore on June 15.

It is alleged the 2019 BMW M235I came to the attention of police while it was parked at a building at Markwell Avenue at Surfers Paradise around 4.45pm yesterday afternoon.

Officers were able to stop the vehicle, causing the boy to flee where he surrendered and was arrested without incident.

Police are investigating possible links to another incident where a Land Rover was stolen from a residence at Mascala Parade at Mermaid Waters on June 13.

A 16-year-old Upper Kedron boy has been charged with two counts of burglary, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of receiving stolen property and possession of dangerous drug namely methamphetamine.

He is due to appear in Southport Children’s Court on June 17.

Investigations are ongoing.

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