Three teens charged with vandalism of cop cars and other crimes

These two cars were damaged outside Coraki Police Station. Photo: Contributed

Three teenage boys have been charged following a crime spree involving stolen cars, break-ins, theft and vandalism.

One 16 year old and two 15 year old boys will face court today, Wednesday, February 28, charged with break and enter, pursuits and malicious damage incidents.

On Saturday, February 10, an LDV ute was stolen from a Brunswick Heads address.

Police allege that the ute was involved in several pursuits and other offences in the weeks that followed the theft.

On Monday, February 26, at 2.30am, a service station at Yamba was ransacked and cash, food and cigarettes stolen.

Yesterday, Tuesday, February 27, at 4.40am,  the bowling club at Broadwater was graffitied and damaged.

A short time later, two cars parked at Coraki Police Station — one of which is a police car — were extensively vandalised with spray paint.

Police with warrants searched two properties on Spring Street, Coraki at 1pm.

During the search, police allegedly located and seized a number of items linked to the incidents and the LDV ute was recovered from nearby bushland.  The ute has been seized for forensic examination.

Three teenage boys were arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station.

The information in this report was provided by NSW Police.

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