Police arrest teens after stealing truck; break and enter – South Coast

Two teens will appear in children’s court tomorrow on a number of charges following a break and enter yesterday.

On Tuesday 27 August 2019, two teens, aged 14 and 16, allegedly stole an Isuzu Pantec Truck from an address in Villawood.

The vehicle was driven to a number of service stations and food outlets in the Liverpool area, where a stolen credit card was allegedly used to make $300 worth of unauthorised purchases.

Shortly after, the teens drove to Naval Parade at Erowal Bay, parked their truck and then walked to nearby Killarney Street where they allegedly committed a break and enter. Up to $5,000 worth of items were allegedly stolen from the home, including phones and laptops, as well as jewellery.

The teens returned to the address in Naval Parade and police attended a short time later in regards to one young person being there in breach of bail.

Upon entry, police located the stolen items, including the key to the stolen truck, in the teen’s possession.

Both teens were arrested and conveyed to Bay and Basin Police Station.

The 16-year-old was charged with Take and Drive Conveyance, Break and Enter, six counts of Obtain benefit by deception, Goods in Custody and Driving whilst disqualified.

The 14-year-old was charged with Being Carried in Conveyance, Break and Enter, six counts of Obtain Benefit by Deception, Goods in Custody and Breaching his bail conditions.

Both teens were refused bail to appear before Children’s Court on Thursday 29 August 2019.

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