Dangerous operation at Margate

Two people have been charged following investigations into a dangerous driving incident yesterday, from Deception Bay to Redcliffe.

At 11.30am, it will be alleged a vehicle was stolen from Philip Parade in Deception Bay before it was driven at excessive speed.

A short time later, the vehicle lost control and crashed into a pole on Duffield Road at Margate.

The pair allegedly left the scene of the crash but were apprehended after a short foot chase into swampland.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with burglary, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, fraud, evade police, unlicensed driving, dangerous operation of a vehicle, and obstruct police.

A 12-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and stealing.

The vehicle was monitored with the assistance of Polair.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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