Teen charged over stolen car joyride

August 16, 2023 9:12 am in by

A 13-year-old girl is facing charges over a number of incidents in Cairns.

The teen is accused of breaking into a Veivers Road property at Palm Cove and stealing a car on August 13.

It will be further alleged the girl was later involved in a fuel drive-off and disturbance in Woree and Cairns City.

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Following extensive investigations, the girl was taken into police custody last night at a Lake Street address.

She has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, stealing, and serious assault police, and is due to appear at Cairns Childrens Court today.