Charges Stolen Motor Vehicle Alice Springs

Police have arrested six youths in relation to the unlawful entry of a business in Alice Springs.

It is alleged three youths unlawfully entered and stole a vehicle from a Hartley Street business around 7:20pm on Sunday, Northern Territory Police say.

It is alleged the three picked up another three youths in the now stolen motor vehicle and drove in a dangerous manner around Alice Springs, involving Police in pursuits throughout the evening.

Around 9:20pm the vehicle was travelling on the Stuart Highway in the Gap area when Police successfully deployed a Tyre Deflation Device.

The vehicle stopped and all occupants ran from the vehicle and were arrested by Police a short distance away. The youths were taken to the Alice Springs Watch House and subsequently charged.

One 10-year-old and two 13-years-olds will be considered for Youth Pre-Court Diversion.

Two 13-year-olds will face the Alice Springs Youth Court on the following charges:

Unlawful entry

Stealing

Damage to property

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle

One 13-year-old (the driver) will face the Alice Springs Youth Court on the following charges:

Unlawful entry

Stealing

Damage to property

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle

Drive manner Dangerous during Police Pursuit

Drive unlicenced

Breach of bail

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