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Car theft, Townsville

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Police have charged two children with unlawful use of a motor vehicle after a vehicle was allegedly stolen from Annandale on Wednesday.

Around 10.30am on Wednesday, police observed the stolen vehicle parked on Fitzroy Street in Heatley.

Inside the vehicle was a 12-year-old and a 13-year-old who were allegedly attempting to start the car, both were arrested.

A 12-year-old Cranbrook girl and a 13-year-old Heatley girl have both been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.

Investigations are continuing.