Footage shows shocking youth crime spree keeping city under siege
Shocking video of youth crime rampages in the north Queensland city of Townsville has shown the extent of the problem confronting police, as parents claim it's not safe to drive there anymore. The regional capital has been thrown into chaos by what police call a "core group of recidivist, high-risk offenders", with authorities forced to close the airport during one car chase.Local parents Amanda McLean and Tabitha Hurst run a Facebook crime watch group with 48,000 members."Some of these kids hanging in these groups are eight years old, possibly younger," Ms McLean told A Current Affair.
Police say the suspect stole a purse from a car , then jumped into a waiting stolen vehicle before fleeing the scene. The suspect lost control of the The suspect was taken into custody and sent to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the suspect might be involved
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Video released by Queensland police shows the moment an allegedly stolen vehicle, being driven on the wrong side of the road, swerves to narrowly miss a head-on collision with a police car.
Three teenage boys have been charged after a car allegedly stolen from Deagon was witnessed travelling at high speed through Toowoomba and Brisbane before eventually crashing at Ripley yesterday morning.
Police have alleged the car was stolen from a Sarah Street address in Deagon, on Brisbane's outer north on November 7.
The car was sighted driving along the Warrego Highway from Toowoomba later that morning around 8:00am.
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The 18-year-old driver is facing a raft of charges including driving whilst suspended and stealing a car after two teens were left with broken bones in the alleged attack.The group of teens requested the service about 3am this morning in Noraville.
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Three boys were arrested on Monday over a dramatic car chase, which saw the teenagers , two aged 14 and one aged 16, run red lights, drive against Vision shows the boys escape police once after they were almost stopped while driving over a median strip and eventually succumbing to arrest after
The vehicle allegedly travelled at excessive speeds through Marburg towards Ipswich.
A police helicopter commenced a track of the car, allegedly observing it to continually cross to the wrong side of the road and onto the shoulder of the highway.
As the vehicle entered Ipswich's outer suburbs, it travelled along a dirt path parallel with the Cunningham Highway before the driver lost control and crashed in Ripley just after 11:00am.
Inspector Keith McDonald described the roughly 250-300 kilometre morning joy ride as "extremely dangerous".
"Their actions on the road [were] extremely reckless, how somebody didn't get seriously injured or killed with the way they were driving is unbelievable," Inspector McDonald said.
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"It's extremely concerning we have people on the road like these juvenileness, the way they were driving and the danger they placed other motorists in defies belief.
Three teenage boys fled the scene but were taken into custody by police after a brief foot pursuit and with the assistance of air support.
A 17-year-old boy from Kingston was charged with obstruct police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a driver licence, burglary, receiving tainted property and fraud.
A 17-year-old boy from Logan Central was charged with unlawful use of motor vehicle, burglary and commit indictable offence and receiving tainted property.
A 15-year-old boy from Kingston was charged with unlawful use of motor vehicle, burglary and commit indictable offence, receiving tainted property and possess utensils.
Inspector McDonald said one of the trio remained in the watch house overnight while the other two were granted bail.
It comes less than a month after a high-speed collision in an allegedly stolen vehicle on Brisbane's northside resulted in the deaths of two people.
The teenagers will appear in Ipswich Children's Court later this month.
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