Three people are on the run after a car was driven into the Nerang River at Surfers Paradise.
The white Mazda 6 hatchback plunged into the water off Amalfi Drive around 1pm on Monday afternoon.
Witnesses report seeing two young females and a young male emerge from the water before taking off down the road on foot.
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A search of the area failed to find the trio.
Police have confirmed the car was stolen during a break-in at a home in Palm Beach earlier on Monday.