Car theft charges

Townsville Bulletin - - Just Briefly -

THE Sun­fer­ries car park was the tar­get of four hope­ful car thieves on Box­ing Day.

Townsville CIB of­fi­cer-in-charge De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant Graeme Ea­ton said thieves had at­tempted to en­ter a num­ber of cars in the Sir Les­lie Thiess Drive car park on Tues­day evening.

He said po­lice had charged four peo­ple over the crime on Thurs­day night.

Two 19-year-old men, a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were charged with a num­ber of of­fences in­clud­ing steal­ing, un­law­ful use of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, at­tempted un­law­ful use of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, en­ter premises, break into a ve­hi­cle and break and en­ter.

All four will ap­pear in court early in the new year.

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