Robina man accused of stealing car, punching police

A man is facing a raft of charges after allegedly stealing a car from a Broadbeach car park.

Police say the 23-year-old from Robina drove dangerously from the shopping centre, along Victoria Ave, about 11.50pm on Friday.

He then lost control of the vehicle and hit a kerb before allegedly running off.


He was nabbed by Police a short time later.

It’s alleged, during his arrest, the man punched a police officer.

He is charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing, receiving tainted property, driving under the influence of liquor and assault police.

He will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.