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Teen charged with several offences committed in mining town

A BLACKWATER teenager has been charged with seven offences following a string of unlawful entries of cars and stealing offences in the small mining town in the past month.

Police arrested a 17-year-old boy on Monday and charged him with:

  • Stealing a bicycle on Wilga St between May 27 and May 29.
  • Enter (vehicle) and commit an indictable offence on Yeates Ave on June 14.
  • Enter (vehicle) and commit, alternatively receiving tainted property, on Quandong St on June 23.
  • Trespassing at an educational facility on Elm St on June 24.
  • Enter (vehicle) and commit on Elm St on June 24.
  • Enter and commit (vehicle) on Yeates Ave on June 24.
  • Attempted enter (vehicle) and commit on Yeates Ave, on June 24.

Police allege the boy attempted to enter a number of other vehicles that were locked and secured, and failed to gain entry.

The teen will be appearing in court at a later date.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote these reference numbers: QP1901046799, QP1901153014, QP1901217242, QP1901217769, QP1901218684.



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