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Yarrabah boy charged with 19 offences


A 13-year-old Yarrabah boy is facing 19 offences after handing himself into police.

Police will allege the boy has committed numerous property related offences in the greater Cairns area since December 18, 2021 and has been wanted by police.

The boy has been charged with seven counts of attempted enter dwelling and commit indictable offence, six counts of burglary, five counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and stealing.

Police opposed the boy’s bail and he will appear in Cairns Children’s Court.