Gold Coast teen accused of breaking into home, stealing car

A 19-year-old man is due to face court today after allegedly breaking into a house at Robina and stealing a car.

Gold Coast police confirmed to myGC that the teen allegedly broke into the Kilburn Street home through a sliding door around 6.30pm on Wednesday.

He then grabbed a set of keys before taking off in one of the resident’s vehicles, which was found crashed nearby a short time later.


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The young man allegedly fled the scene before being taken into custody on Robina Parkway.

He’s been charged with enter dwelling with intent and unlawful use of motor vehicle.

The man will appear in Southport Magistrates Court this morning.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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