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12-year-old charged over CBD crimes


A 12-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with multiple property related offences.

Police allege the boy was involved in the entry of Digger Street unit complex early Wednesday morning (April 28).

Multiple vehicles were unlawfully entered and several property items stolen.

At around 2pm yesterday (April 29) police located the boy on Lake Street.

He fled from Police, however, after a short foot chase was taken into custody.

The Mooroobool boy has been charged with two counts each of enter premise and commit an indictable offence and one count each of trespass and obstruct police.

He is scheduled to appear in Cairns Children’s Court.