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Teen charged over crime spree

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A Townsville teen will front court next month, charged over a crime spree around Cairns.

Police say the 17-year-old man is facing charges relating to burglaries and vehicle thefts across Edge Hill and Whitfield.

It's understood the offences were committed over the weekend from April 8 and 9.

Police say investigations continue into a high number of similar offences on April 9 and 10, which saw 17 cars stolen around Edge Hill, Whitfield, and Mount Sheridan