Youths use stolen cars to ram raid Darwin City bottleo and steal alcohol

November 22, 2023 9:23 am in by

Four youths have been arrested after allegedly ram raiding a Darwin City bottle shop with stolen cars.

The group are accused of breaking into Domino’s Pizza Casuarina at 1:30am Wednesday, stealing two of the shops work vehicles – a black MG3 and a white Kia Picanto.

The youths are further accused of driving to the Celebrations bottle shop on Mitchell Street and ram raiding the business, causing extensive damage and stealing a quantity of alcohol.

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The stolen cars were then later used to attempt to ram police vehicles, and during a police pursuit with the black MG3 tyre spikes were deployed near Leanyer then a second time near Jingli, with police arresting two boys age 12 and 15.

The other boys aged 13 and 16 were later arrested at a home in Bellamack.

The group currently remain in custody and are expected to be charged later today.

Investigations are ongoing, and police are calling for witnesses – if anyone witnessed the incidents or observed the vehicles, contact 131 444.