Crime Stoppers

Charges - Absconder Arrested - Alice Springs

Monday 13-Mar-2017 10:58

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 16-year-old male who absconded from a juvenile detention Centre in Alice Springs on Sunday 5 March.

Detective Superintendent Michael White said that the male was arrested in Arlparra on Friday 11 March.

“It is alleged that the offender was involved in five unlawful entries and vehicle thefts with a group of co-offenders in Alice Springs,” he said.

“Eight other offenders were arrested and charged with a multiple of offences.”

The youth was charged with:

  • Escape lawful detention
  • Damage to property (x5)
  • Unlawful entry – building (x4)
  • Unlawful entry – dwelling (x1)
  • Stealing (x4)
  • Aggravated unlawful use of motor vehicle (x4)
  • Drive unlicensed (x2)

He was remanded in custody to appear in the Alice Springs Local Court today.