Teen gang arrested over frightening rifle haul at Upper Coomera

POLICE have today arrested a gang of teens accused of stealing a stack of rifles from an Upper Coomera home, four of which were found stashed in bushland behind a nursing home yesterday morning. 

It’s alleged the four teenagers smashed into a home overnight Monday and stole nine rifles and two LCD televisions.

Seven News journalist Bianca Stone said the group then allegedly hid the weapons in various spots around the suburb.


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An early morning walker stumbled across four of the rifles stashed in a treeline off Godden Drive a few hours later.

Detectives investigating the frightening discovery today arrested four teenagers – two boys aged 14, a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy – and recovered the remaining five firearms.

It’s alleged the group planned on selling the weapons – including a few sniper rifles and double barrel shotguns – for big bucks on the black market.

For more, watch Seven News tonight at 6pm. 

PICTURE: Bianca Stone Twitter 

 

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