Police arrest three teens for aggravated robbery

Three teens will face court today after a crime series last night.

Between 2.15pm and 3pm a white Volkswagen Golf was stolen from a carpark on Main North Road Smithfield.

At 3.20pm a Silver Toyota Aurion was stolen from a carpark on Winzor Street Salisbury Downs and was located abandoned in a carpark on Marion Road Mitchell Park about 8.30pm.

At about 6.40pm a blue Hyundai accent was stolen from a carpark on Marion Road, Mitchell Park.

At about 7.05pm a blue Hyundai I30 was stolen from Park Way, Mawson Lakes.

About 7.25pm the driver of a the stolen I30 filled up with petrol at a petrol station at Dry Creek, before entering the store and stealing items and driving off.

A couple of hours later at 9.25pm a woman waiting for a bus on Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide when she was approached by two men in a stolen blue Hyundai I30. The men threatened the victim before stealing her handbag and mobile phone and driving off in the stolen car. Thankfully the woman was not physically injured.

A short time later, about 9.45pm three youths entered a petrol station on Mount Barker Road, Stirling and threatened staff. They stole cash and took off in the stolen Hyundai I30 heading east on the South Eastern Freeway.

PolAir was called into to assist in searching for the car and located it travelling east on the South Eastern Freeway. The car was tracked and eventually stopped on the Dukes Highway at Coomandook.

Two boys and a girl were arrested without incident.

A 17 year-old boy from Salisbury Downs was arrested and charged with four counts of illegal use of a motor vehicle, two counts of aggravated robbery, making off without payment, theft extreme speed and drive in a manner dangerous.

A 16-year-old boy from Ferryden Park was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and breach of bail.

A 14-year-old girl was charged with aggravated robbery and breach of bail.

All three have been refused police bail and will appear via video link in the Murray Bridge Youth Court later today.

Police are still searching for a white Volkswagen Golf SA Reg S452CGW and a blue Hyundai Accent S124CFA if you spot either of these stolen cars please call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.

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