Second person charged over GC crime spree

UPDATE:  Police have charged a second person following investigations into a string of alleged offences in the Logan area and Tamborine Mountain on the weekend.

It is alleged a group of people travelled to Tamborine Mountain in a stolen dual cab utility, assaulted a man and stole his station wagon in the early hours of Saturday morning.

It will further be alleged the same group involved in the robbery were also involved in a burglary at a Beaudesert service station and a food store and service station in Canungra in the hours prior to travelling to Tamborine Mountain.


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A 33-year-old Thornlands man has been charged with one count of armed robbery in company and unlawful use of a motor vehicle. He is due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrate’s court on Thursday.

EARLIER: A 14-year-old boy has been charged following investigations into a string of offences in Logan and Tamborine Mountain on the weekend.

Police say a group of people travelled to Tamborine Mountain in a stolen car, assaulted a man and stole his station wagon in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The silver 2012 Holden Commodore station wagon with Queensland registration 164SLB is yet to be located.

The man’s dog ‘Bun Bun’, the white Staffy, which ran away during the robbery, is believed to have been reunited with the man after returning to the same location.

Police allege the same group involved in the violent robbery were also involved in a burglary at a Beaudesert service station and a food store and service station in Canungra in the hours prior to travelling to Tamborine Mountain.

A 14-year-old Eagleby boy has been charged with one count each of armed robbery in company and unlawful use of a motor vehicle and three counts of enter premises to commit an indictable offence by break.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

Investigations are continuing.

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