Four teens will face court today charged following an alleged break, enter and steal at a service station in the Central West.

Earlier this month, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District established Operation Boa, targeting property-related crime in Dubbo and surrounds.

About 12.15am today (Wednesday 24 January 2024), police attended a service station on Arthur Street, Wellington, following reports of a break-in.

Police arrived to see four people leave the building and drive away. The car was followed to the intersection of Warne and Quirk Street, Wellington, where the group allegedly fled on foot.

Police found a large quantity of drink, confectionary and chips in the car, which was seized for forensic examination. Checks revealed the car was stolen from a home in Bourke earlier this week.

A short time later, the group was seen in a school on Percy Street and police arrested four boys

They were taken to Dubbo Police Station where two boys – aged 17 and 14 – were each charged with aggravated break and enter dwelling in company steal, two counts of be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, and breach of bail.

The other two boys – aged 15 and 13 – were each charged with aggravated break and enter dwelling in company steal, be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, and breach of bail

All four boys were refused bail to appear at a children’s court today (Wednesday 24 January 2024).

Inquiries under Operation Boa continue.

Extracted in full from:  https://www.nationaltribune.com.au/four-teens-charged-over-alleged-break-in-at-service-station-operation-boa/

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