Three teenagers charged over Gold Coast joyride

A luxury car, that was allegedly stolen from a Surfers Paradise home on Friday night, has been tracked down and three teens accused of taking it on a joy ride.

The Mercedes Benz was spotted by an off-duty Police officer around 11pm on Saturday, travelling southbound on the M1 at Coomera.

Polair was called in and around 11.49pm a police dog squad officer saw the vehicle on Olsen Avenue at Labrador.


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It was then tracked by the Police chopper to Blake Street in Southport where it stopped.

It’s then that Police say the 15-year-old boy behind the wheel tried to make a run for it into a house.

Police then approached the vehicle, arresting a front and rear seat passenger without incident.

The boy continued on his getaway, but was nabbed in a nearby yard. He has since been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and driving without a licence.

A 15-year-old girl and 19-year-old woman have both been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

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