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Property charges, Greater Cairns area


A 16-year-old Parramatta Park girl has been charged over a number of property and vehicle related offences in the Cairns area.

The alleged offences were committed between June 8 and August 20.

Police will allege she was involved in the theft of property from a car on Oxley Street at Edge Hill on June 8, the burglary and theft of a vehicle from a Freshwater home on July 11, theft of fuel from an Edmonton service station on August 20 and the burglary and theft of a car from a Martyn Street home on August 26.

Both stolen cars have been recovered by police.

The girl was charged with burglary, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving, stealing and entering a premises.

Her bail was refused and she is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Children’s Court this month.