Police found an “abandoned vehicle, still running, down a hill” in Emu Park this morning.
Police found an “abandoned vehicle, still running, down a hill” in Emu Park this morning.

Five cars allegedly stolen, homes broken into by CQ teens

UPDATE 5.30PM: TWO teenagers from Woorabinda have been arrested and charged for an alleged two day crime spree across Central Queensland. 

Police arrested the two boys with multiple charges after they allegedly broke into a number of residences and stole a number of vehicles over a two day period. 

Police will alleged that at 10pm on June 7, a motor vehicle was stolen during a burglary at a residence in Berserker.

It will be further alleged the two boys stole another four vehicles and broke into or attempted to break into a number of residences in the Emu Park, Yeppoon and North Rockhampton areas on the night of June 8.

Around 3am on June 9, it will be alleged two boys were arrested in Emu Park driving two of the stolen vehicles.

A 13-year-old Woorabinda boy was charged with five counts of unlawful use of motor vehicle, three counts of burglary, unlicensed driving, wilful damage, enter dwelling with intent, attempted enter dwelling, two counts of enter premises and commit and possess utensil.

A 15-year-old Woorabinda boy was charged with five counts of unlawful use of motor vehicle, three counts of burglary, unlicensed driving, wilful damage, enter dwelling with intent, attempted enter dwelling, enter premises and commit and possess utensil.

Both boys will appear in the Rockhampton Children's Court.

Police want to remind the community to be vigilant in locking up their homes and vehicles.

UPDATE, 9.55AM: Two juveniles have been charged after allegedly stealing a car in Rockhampton and abandoning it with the engine still running in Emu Park this morning.

At 2.49am, police responded to reports of an abandoned vehicle in Hawke St, near the water tower.

Police found the vehicle abandoned with the engine still running, down a hill.

No occupants were found nearby, and the vehicle was towed.

A Queensland Police spokesman confirmed the vehicle had been stolen from an address in Chestnut Ave, Norman Gardens, overnight.

A 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old boy have been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The pair will appear before the Children's Court.

INITIAL: Police found an abandoned vehicle with the engine still running in Emu Park early this morning.

At 2.49am, emergency services responded to the incident in Hawke St, near the water tower.

Two fire crews were on scene with police. Paramedics were not required.

A Queensland Police spokesman said on arrival police found an "abandoned vehicle, still running, down a hill".

He said police do not believe the vehicle was abandoned as a result of a crash.

No occupants were found nearby, and the vehicle was towed.



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