PAIR CHARGED: Two women charged on counts of fraud and burglary.
PAIR CHARGED: Two women charged on counts of fraud and burglary. Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Two young girls charged with burglary and fraud in Kingaroy

POLICE are investigating after two young females were charged for using a credit card they allegedly stole.

A 16-year-old girl and her 20-year-old alleged co-offender have both been charged with burglary and 13 counts of fraud.

Kingaroy Police officer in charge Senior Sergeant Duane Frank alleged the two young women entered a Kingaroy residence unlawfully where they stole a wallet, which contained a credit card.

Snr Sgt Frank said they allegedly made 13 transactions via paywave at various stores and businesses, buying electrical items, clothing and jewellery.

The transactions totalled $673.10.

The girl was apprehended in the Kingaroy CBD on Wednesday.

Snr Sgt Frank said police executed a search warrant at a residence in Campbell St where they found the 20-year-old alleged co-offender.

While at the Campbell St house, Snr Sgt Frank said police also found a wanted man "who attempted to flee out of a rear window of the house".

The 37-year-old Kingaroy man, who was wanted on an outstanding return to prison warrant, was apprehended by police.

The two females and the man were all known to each other.

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