TEEN ARRESTED: Stolen car spotted in Chinchilla
A YOUNG woman from Newtown, Toowoomba, is set to face court for unlawful use of a motor vehicle after she was captured on CCTV in Chinchilla with a stolen 2004 Ford Falcon.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the 18-year-old was arrested in Newtown a 7pm on Sunday.
The spokesman said police are still searching for the male pictured in the CCTV, and any information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen car.
The Falcon was sighted in Chinchilla at about 11.20pm on Saturday, November 14, and last seen heading out of town on the Chinchilla-Wondai Road, having been unable to obtain fuel.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the car was stolen from the garage a Rockville address while the residents were home.
The thieves, the spokesman said, made their way into a garage which had been left open all afternoon.
"They went to close the garage and saw the car had been stolen... and the keys," he said.
The vehicle is alleged to have been stolen between 12pm and 5pm on Saturday, November 14.
Police are seeking to identify the two people pictured who may be able to assist them with their inquiries.
In an unrelated incident, a Queensland Police spokesman said another car (Ute) was stolen from a Rockville address on the same day on Barah St, before 8pm.
The spokesman said the residents were home, when the thieves allegedly broke into the home through the font door, stealing two sets of car keys, and one car.
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