Burglary with violence, Eight Mile Plains

Police have charged three teenagers after a man was injured and property stolen during an alleged robbery at a home at Eight Mile Plains last night (May 11).

It will be alleged that at around 7.15pm a 33-year-old man discovered a teenager inside a room of a Demigre Street property.

The teen demanded the man’s car keys and an altercation ensued during which time the man sustained a minor cut to his eye and nose.

The teen, along with two other male teenagers, fled in the man’s Mitsubishi Lancer, with property including computers, mobile phones and cash also stolen.

Two other men home at the time were not injured.

Polair2 began tracking the stolen vehicle after they observed it in Heathwood at around 9.30pm.

The car slowed to a stop in Rundell Street, Crestmead with one of the teens exiting the vehicle.

The Dog Squad attended and located the teenager hiding in the yard of a Rundell Street home where he was taken into custody. The teen sustained a dog bite to the hand and was provided medical treatment to a minor puncture injury.

Polair2 continued tracking the stolen car as it drove through areas of South Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast.

At around 11pm and following the successful deployment of a tyre deflation device, the vehicle, which was now riding on its rims, came to a stop on the Mount Lindesay Highway at Regents Park.

Police attended the scene and arrested two male teenagers.

A 19-year-old Loganlea man has been denied police bail and is due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court today charged with one count each of enter with intent, armed robbery in company using personal violence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and two counts of stealing.

A 17-year-old Carbrook boy has been charged with one count each of enter with intent, armed robbery in company using personal violence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, evade police and two counts each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and stealing.

A 17-year-old Heritage Park boy has been charged with one count each of enter with intent, armed robbery in company using personal violence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and two counts of stealing.

The two 17-year-old boys will appear before the Children’s Court.

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