Crash victim confronts pair only to have his car stolen

UPDATE: Two men will face a Brisbane Court today, accused of bashing a man and stealing his luxury car.

A 22-year-old Currumbin local and a 32-year-old from Spring Hill allegedly turned on driver of a BMW after he confronted them in St Lucia on Thursday night.

It’s alleged their car collided with the other man’s BMW on Herschel Street in the Brisbane CBD around 10pm, before taking off.


The man, 25, followed the car to Dell Street in St Lucia where it had crashed into a tree.

Two occupants of the car then allegedly bashed the man before stealing his vehicle and taking off.

The 25-year-old was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

On Friday police found a man in Indooroopilly after he had allegedly stolen a set of keys from a house.

Police located the stolen Black BMW in a nearby street.

They then arrested another man in Fortitude Valley a short time later.

Both have been charged with one count of armed robbery and dangerous operation of vehicle and two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The Currumbin man has also been charged with burglary and possession of implements.

EARLIER: A man has confronted the pair in a car that crashed into his in Brisbane overnight, only to be bashed and have his car taken from him.

The man told police he was sitting in his car on Herschel Street in the Brisbane CBD when another car collided with his vehicle at around 10:00PM on Thursday night.

The man followed the car to Dell Street in St Lucia where it had crashed into a tree. Two people inside jumped out and bashed him.  They stole his car and took off.

The 25-year-old man suffered minor injuries.

The two men are described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in their 20s with brown hair and were last seen wearing dark-coloured hooded jumpers.

The stolen vehicle is a black 2013 BMW Z4 (similar to pictured), with Queensland registration 704-XBP and was last seen driving along Boomerang Street in St Lucia.

Investigations are continuing.