Two 13yos amongst group charged over Gold Coast stolen car chase

A group of teenagers have been arrested and charged following a lengthy police chase on the Gold Coast yesterday afternoon.

Four teenagers, aged between 13 and 18-years-old, allegedly took a BMW from a Victoria Point home in Brisbane, before driving it all the way down to the coast.

The vehicle was seen a number of times between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, allegedly committing two petrol drive-offs during the afternoon as well.


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Police then spotted it in Southport around 4.00 pm and continued to track it with the Pol Air chopper for almost an hour.

A tyre deflation device was set up along Currumburra Road just after 5.00 pm, and in an effort to avoid it, the car mounted a median strip and became stuck.

The group were then arrested without incident.

An 18-year-old woman was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a licence, burglary and committing an indictable offence, and receiving tainted property and will face Southport court today.

Meantime, a 16-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy have been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and a 13-year-old boy has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, driving of a motor vehicle without a licence, unlawful possession of suspected stolen property and possession of a pipe.

Those three will appear before the Southport Children’s Court.