Mount Isa Police have charged a third youth over a theft of a vehicle from Brett Avenue on two separate occasions last weekend.
Earlier police had arrested two youths after offenders entered a Brett Avenue home between 10pm on Friday, June 25 and 4am on Saturday, June 26.
They found keys to a vehicle parked in the driveway, which they then used to drive away.
The damaged vehicle was located at Lynch Street and returned to the owner's address.
At about 8.15pm on Sunday, June 27, it is alleged offenders returned to the same address and using the stolen vehicle keys, entered and started the vehicle, reversing into a padlocked metal gate.
It is further alleged the gates have snapped free of the front fence and became lodged in the tow bar, dragging along the road. The offenders fled the vehicle.
Initially two 12-year-olds were charged, now a third youth aged 13, from Pioneer has been charged.
He has also been charged in relation to alleged wilful damage offences at an Abel Smith Parade educational facility back in April and the alleged unlawful entry to a Corbould Street business in March.
The boy has been charged with two counts each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and enter premises with intent to commit indictable offence and one count of driving unlicensed.
He has been dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.
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