Boys aged 13 and 15 charged over violent carjacking

TWO TEENAGE boys have been arrested and charged over an alleged violent attempted carjacking in Brisbane’s south.

Detectives say the pair, aged just 13 and 15, got into a man’s car as he was reversing from a car park in a Sunnybank Hills shopping centre on Thursday night.

It’s alleged, a 29-year-old man was confronted when one of the boys opened the front passenger door and demanded money.


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The boy has then also demanded the keys to the car and when the man has refused he allegedly threatened him with a knife, holding it to his throat.

The man has then noticed a second boy who has also demanded money and the keys to the car.

The boys took a sum of money but not the car keys before leaving towards Mains Road and Beenleigh Road.

The Kingston locals were tracked down and arrested on Saturday, before being slapped with a total of 14 charges.

The 15-year-old boy has been charged with robbery in company, attempted robbery, enter premises, unlawful entry of a vehicle, possess tainted property, possess drug utensils and two counts of obstruct police.

The 13-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place, armed robbery, attempted robbery, enter premises, unlawful entry of a vehicle and possess tainted property.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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