Police update: Break & enter, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and arson, Molendinar

Police have charged two men following investigations into a fire at a Molendinar car-yard on Saturday, May 4.

It will be alleged around 1.00am, two men forced entry to a car-yard on Industrial Avenue, used by a tow-company to secure damaged vehicles retrieved from traffic accidents.

Police will further allege the men unlawfully entered several vehicles, before a fire destroyed three vehicles and the men fled the scene on foot.

Firefighters attended and extinguished the blaze. All three vehicles were destroyed.

An 18-year-old Cornubia man and an 18-year-old Molendinar man have both been charged with enter premises with intent and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

They are due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on May 31 and May 28 respectively.

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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