Unlawful use of motor vehicle, Coomera

Two teenage boys have been charged after an allegedly stolen vehicle was tracked on the Gold Coast yesterday (September 26).

It will be alleged the vehicle, a Skoda Kodiaq, was stolen from a Paddington address in Brisbane on the morning of September 23.

At approximately 12.35pm at Helensvale, the vehicle was observed by patrolling police.

POLAIR tracked the vehicle to Southport, where a tyre deflation device was successfully deployed.

The vehicle continued, allegedly driving dangerously on the wrong side of the road.

A low-speed pursuit was briefly declared with the assistance of POLAIR, but was terminated approximately 2 minutes later.

During this time, it will be alleged the stolen vehicle deliberately swerved into an unmarked police vehicle.

POLAIR continued to track the vehicle to the M1 near Pimpama, where two teenage boys were taken into custody.

A 17-year-old Marsden boy has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle. He will appear before Southport Childrens Court.

A 15-year-old Pimpama boy has been charged with 13 offences including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle while adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, evade police and 5 counts of enter premises and commit indictable offence by break. He was taken into custody at the scene. He will appear before Southport Childrens Court.

On September 24, a search warrant was executed at Lutwyche and a 15-year-old boy taken into custody in relation to the burglary at Paddington, and other alleged offences in the area. He was charged with 27 offences including 9 counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and 5 counts of burglary. He will appear before Brisbane Childrens Court.

A 14-year-old Zillmere boy has also been charged with two counts of fraud and one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempted enter dwelling, receiving tainted property, stealing of a vehicle and enter premises and commit indictable offence. He will appear before Brisbane Childrens Court.

Investigations are underway as to whether the stolen vehicle is linked to other offences committed in the Brisbane area.

Anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV footage in relation to property crime offences is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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