Man charged over stolen van in Cairns

October 6, 2022 7:36 am in by


A 30-year-old Earlville man has been after allegedly fleeing from a stolen van in Cairns City.

It will be alleged the van was stolen on September 23 from a Newell Street address at Bungalow.

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At around 2.30pm yesterday, police located the van on Mcleod street.

As they approached, it is alleged the man ran from the van, but was taken into custody after a brief chase.

He was charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and unlicenced driving.

His bail was opposed, and he is expected to appear before Cairns Magistrates Court today.


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