Man charged over alleged theft of Runaway Bay bakery truck

UPDATE: A MAN has been charged over the alleged theft of a bakery truck in Runaway Bay.

The 22-year-old from Surfers Paradise was arrested yesterday and questioned by Police overnight.

It’s alleged he got into the vehicle as the driver was making a delivery on Lae Drive yesterday morning.


He has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle to face Southport Magistrates Court on October 28.

EARLIER: A MAN has spent the night in Police custody, accused of stealing a bakery truck in Runaway Bay.

Around 6:30am on Saturday, the driver got out of his truck while completing a bread delivery at a Lae Drive shopping centre.

It’s alleged man got into the vehicle and drove off.

Police spotted the truck and attempted to intercept it on Hope Island Road at Helensvale a short time later, but the truck failed to stop.

Around 8:30am, the vehicle was seen at an address on Armstrong Road at Biddaddaba where police arrested a man.

A 22-year-old man is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

No one was injured during the incident.