Stolen car made 360km cross-country joyride to Chinchilla
THE stolen car driving dangerously through the streets of Chinchilla for four hours last night had travelled some distance before making it to the Western Downs.
The stolen Madzay 3 was dumpeed by offenders last night just before 9pm, July 8, on Wambo St in Chinchilla.
A Queensland Police spokeswoman said the car was stolen from Eli Waters in Harvey Bay, 360km north of Chinchilla.
"It was taken over night between the 7th and 8th of July," she said.
"The car had minor damage."
The spokeswoman said the offenders have yet to be found.
Wednesday udate 8pm:
A CHINCHILLA Police spokesman said the stolen Mazda 3 might be stopping in the nearby area to re-fuel, or steal another car.
"Please lock up, put your keys in a safe place and do not approach this vehicle," the spokesman said.
If you see the car, police said to call 000 and report any details you have.
Wednesday update 6pm:
A QUEENSLAND Police spokeswoman said police are still monitoring the car's whereabouts, and patrolling the Chinchilla area.
Police are currently on the lookout for a stolen vehicle travelling through Chinchilla.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the car was last seen travelling along Glasson St.
"Police haven't attempted to intercept the car as it's driving in a dangerous manner," he said.
The model of the vehicle, and where it was stolen from is yet to be known.
More to come…