Crime Stoppers

Stolen vehicle - Arrest - Alice Springs

Wednesday 25-Jul-2018 14:54

Northern Territory Police have arrested four youth in relation to an incident in which a stolen vehicle was driven dangerously in Alice Springs overnight.

Around 6pm Police received a report and observed a vehicle with four occupants allegedly driving dangerously throughout Alice Springs.

Members of the Southern Traffic Operations Unit successfully deployed a Tyre Deflation Device across the North Stuart Highway around 9pm.

One person ran from the scene and Police arrested three occupants from the vehicle.

The fourth person was arrested by Police a short time later.

The vehicle was stolen from a home in the Gillen area sometime in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with one count each of Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle and Breach of Bail and has been remanded in custody until a later date.

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with one count each of Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle and Drive a motor vehicle unlicenced and has been granted bail to appear before the Alice Springs Youth Court on July 30.

Two girls aged 13 and 15-years-old have been charged with one count each of Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle and will be considered for Youth Diversion.