Police step up manhunt
19-year-old suspect allegedly hiding out following spree
POLICE have released a new image of a 19-year-old man wanted for questioning over a violent robbery at Maryborough and a string of other crimes.
It will be alleged on January 4, two men were in a stolen vehicle travelling on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Maryborough when it crashed at the corner of Edward and Russell Streets.
At 3.20pm, the men allegedly attended a Caringa Street premises in Maryborough where they assaulted a 63-year-old man, stole his car and then drove to Dundowran Beach where It will be further alleged that at 6.15pm the men entered the garage of a residence on Waterview Drive at Dundowran Beach and stole a white Mazda 6.
The vehicle was subsequently located on Boscombe Road at
Brookfield on January 5.
A second man, 19 years old, remains outstanding and police believe a support network in Wynnum is providing him with assistance in order to avoid police.
If anyone sees the 19-year-old, or has information as to his whereabouts, they are encouraged to contact police.
Officers would also like to thank the members of the public who provided information which aided in the recovery of the white Mazda 6.
An 18-year-old Carina man is charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of dangerous operation of a vehicle, armed robbery, stealing and burglary and commit indictable offence. He has been remanded in custody to reappear on February 20.