Media release

Arrests – Property offences – Darwin


Northern Territory Police have arrested five youths following a property crime spree in Darwin in the early hours of this morning.

Around 1:15am, five youths allegedly entered a residence in Leanyer and stole a white Hyundai Accent.

The youths allegedly used the vehicle to commit property offences in Humpty Doo, Anula, Casuarina, Millner, and Jingili.

Late this morning, police in Katherine observed the stolen vehicle on Stuart Highway. Police stopped and apprehended the vehicle by deploying a tyre deflation device.

Police have arrested five males, aged 13, 13, 13, 14 and 15. They have been transported to Katherine Watch House.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to notify police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference 9409390.

PFES Media