Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle Alice Springs

Police have apprehended four youths following the unlawful use of a motor vehicle in Alice Springs earlier today.

Police received initial reports of a car carrying four females travelling at speed down the Todd Mall around 9:30am, Northern Territory Police say.

The stolen motor vehicle was later seen by police on Lovegrove Drive, heading south.

The car was stopped on Bradshaw Drive after the successful application of a Tyre Deflation Device (TDD).

Police arrested the youth in the vicinity of Tom Brown Roundabout shortly after.

Four females, one 14 years-old and three aged 15 years-old are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Detective Acting Superintendent Peter Dash said police received multiple phone calls from members of the public who reported the vehicle driving dangerously.

“We would like to thank everyone who assisted us by being our eyes on the ground and calling Police 131 444.”

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