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Boy charged with property offences, Cairns

Officers from the Cairns Property Crime Squad have arrested and charged a 17-year-old boy Woree boy in relation to a string of local break-ins this week.

It will be alleged that during the early hours of June 25 the boy forced entry to a Brinsmead residence before stealing the occupant’s vehicle.

The vehicle was located later that morning in Woree.

Police will further allege the boy broke into a number of vehicles in the Redlynch area.

The Woree boy was located, arrested and charged yesterday with one count each of trespass, burglary, unlawful use of motor vehicle, a dwelling with the intend to commit an indictable offence, entering a Premises with the intent to commit an indictable offence and entering a premise and committing an indictable offence.

He is scheduled to appear at Cairns Children’s court.