Channel 7 crews film the moment an alleged stolen vehicle is towed from a Redbank Plains street. Picture: 7 News
Channel 7 crews film the moment an alleged stolen vehicle is towed from a Redbank Plains street. Picture: 7 News

Search continues for group who allegedly dumped stolen car

UPDATE, Thursday 10am: Three young men remain on the run after they allegedly dumped a stolen vehicle and fled the scene at Redbank Plains on Wednesday.

A Queensland Police spokesman said on Thursday one of the four suspects was assisting with investigations. 

Initial reports suggested the alleged offenders were a group of teens. 

The spokesman said police now believed they were aged in their early twenties. 

It is understood the young men allegedly came into possession of the vehicle by an act of fraud.

The Holden Commodore was reported missing from a house at Doolandella on Wednesday morning.

INITIAL, Wednesday 4pm: Police are hunting a group of teens alleged to have stolen a vehicle before dumping it and running away at Ipswich on Wednesday afternoon.

The vehicle, believed to be a yellow Holden Commodore, was reported stolen from a house at Doolandella on Wednesday morning.

Initial reports suggested the vehicle had crashed at Redbank Plains about 3.30pm.

A Queensland Police spokesman said the vehicle did not crash but had been abandoned on Benjamina Dr before the alleged offenders ran away.

The windows of the vehicle have reportedly sustained some damage.

Police said one of the young men involved has since been taken into custody.

Three others are yet to be located.

Polair were also tasked to the scene, along with multiple police units.

The vehicle in question has since been towed away.

Investigations are continuing.


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