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Eight boys drive allegedly stolen car through Adelaide overnight


Eight youths have been arrested after they drove an allegedly stolen car through Adelaide overnight.

The boys, aged between 17-years-old and 12-years-old, were all spotted in a Toyota SUV on Sir Donald Bradman Drive, just after midnight on Saturday morning, police said.

South Australia Police alleged the car had been stolen from Glynde the previous day.

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"Police didn't attempt to stop the car but called in PolAir to assist from above," SA Police said in a statement.

"The vehicle travelled west out of the city where patrols successfully spiked the car on Henley Beach Road."

After spikes were deployed, the juveniles continued to drive the car to Yorktown Crescent in Henley Beach South where they dumped the car and ran from officers.

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Police dogs Duke and Chaos assisted officers in locating all eight boys on Fletcher Road and Anderson Street.

A 14-year-old boy from Hampstead Gardens, two 12-year-old boys from Greenacres, a 14-year-old boy from Pennington and a 13 and 14-year-old boy from Hendon were all charged with illegal use of a motor vehicle.

They were bailed and are due to face Adelaide Youth Court on February 24.

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A-12-year-old boy from Campbelltown and a 17-year-old from Oakden were charged with illegal use of a motor vehicle and breach of bail offences.

They are behind bars and will appear in Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on January 9.



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