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Police arrest men in relation to car theft

TWO Queensland men who allegedly carjacked a vehicle and drove it more than 300km have been arrested in Coffs Harbour after allegedly stealing fuel from a Pacific Hwy petrol station.

Officers have been searching for the rented Hyundai i30 sedan since last Tuesday when the two Mudgeeraba men, 21 and 23, allegedly stole the car from a Surfers Paradise home.

Shortly after 6pm yesterday, police received reports two men stopped at a service station in Clarenza where they allegedly syphoned fuel and fled the scene.

At 6:55pm, the car was intercepted by Coffs-Clarence Police near the Big Banana.

Two men and a 16-year-old female passenger were arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station for questioning.

The 21-year-old man driver was charged with the theft of the car, the theft of the fuel, and never being licensed to drive a vehicle.

The 23-year-old co-offender was charged with driving during a disqualification period, and dishonestly obtaining property.

The two men were bailed refused to appear before Coffs Harbour Local Court today.

Topics:  car theft coffs clarence police coffs harbour gold coast grafton



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