Pair charged over wild police chase on northern Gold Coast

TWO teens are due to face court today after allegedly leading police on a wild chase in a stolen car at Coomera overnight.

The drama unfolded around 7.30pm, when officers spotted a stolen white Holden Captiva driving along the Pacific Motorway.

Police followed the car to the Foxwell Road offramp, where they deployed a tyre deflation device, however the vehicle failed to stop and sped off along Dreamworld Parkway and back on to the M1.


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“The driver of the damaged car allegedly attempted to ram police vehicles a number of times before speeding away,” Qld Police said in a statement.

The car was found dumped on Diamond Sands Drive at Upper Coomera a short time later, with the dog squad called in to track down the duo.

The men were later found hiding near a service station and taken into custody.

Police allege they’re linked to a number of recent burglaries and vehicle thefts in the Gold Coast area.

An 18-year-old Upper Coomera man has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, evasion, obstruct police, unlawful uses of a motor vehicle, driving unlicensed, burglary, trespass, stealing and two counts of receiving tainted property.

Another 18-year-old man has been charged with two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, receiving tainted property and one count each of burglary, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, obstruct police and trespass.

Both are due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

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