Teens arrested over alleged Redlynch business break-in

May 16, 2024 9:37 am in by
Photo: Queensland Police Service.

Three teenagers have been charged after an alleged break-in at a Redlynch business.

Police say the three alleged offenders were part of a group who smashed the glass shop front of the business, early on Wednesday morning, before entering and stealing cash.

It’s also alleged the group returned to the business just before 6.00am and attempted to enter the business again which had been boarded up.

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The 13-year-old girl was charged with two counts of enter premises.

The 13-year-old boy was charged with two counts of enter premises, and one count of possess breaking implement.

Both 13-year-olds were dealt with under provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

The 15-year-old girl allegedly broke into the same business two days earlier, and stole a vehicle owned by the business.

It is further alleged she was involved in several other offences over the past couple of months, including fuel drive-offs in Malanda, Townsville, and Ingham, break-ins at houses in Tully, and thefts from bottle shops in Edmonton and Mount Sheridan.

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She has been charged with four counts of enter premises, three counts of attempted enter premises, five counts of stealing, and one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, driving unlicensed, and breach of bail.

She was refused bail and will appear before Cairns Childrens Court today.


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