Deprivation of liberty charges, Inala

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Detectives from Inala and Toowoomba Child Protection Investigation Unit have charged four teenagers following an alleged incident with another boy in Inala on Saturday afternoon.

At 2.45pm, police were called to a Cormorant Street address in relation to reports of four people allegedly putting a 13-year-old boy in the boot of a car.

The registration of the vehicle was observed by a member of the public which had been reported stolen from a North Toowoomba address on Friday (June 19).

Police will allege the stolen car was involved in a number of crimes including a fuel drive off at a Forest Lakes service station at 4.45pm the same day (June 20).

Police will allege the driver of the stolen car pulled over at the intersection of at Scenic Road and Greenhill Road in Redbank Plains at 7.30pm on Saturday, June 20.

The driver and three passengers of the vehicle, then released the boy from the boot.

The driver and passengers abandoned the vehicle at that intersection before running off in the opposite direction to 13-year-old boy.

The boy ran to Moogerah Boulevard at Redbank Plains before seeking assistance from police, who were searching for the stolen vehicle at the time.

Polair tracked the four teenagers, resulting in police arresting them nearby, without further incident in parkland between Scenic Road and Lamington Drive around 7.40pm.

The 13-year-old boy was not physically injured in the incident.

Police are seeking assistance from any member of the public who may have sighted the vehicle in the 72 hours prior.

The vehicle is described a white Kia Cerato bearing Queensland registration 913 YPU. The car also had an Uber sticker on the back.

Four teenage boys have been charged with a total of 22 offences.

A 16-year-old Goodna boy has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempted unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, stealing, robbery and receiving stolen property.

A 16-year-old Kleinton boy has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempted unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, stealing, robbery.

A 16-year-old Redbank Plains boy has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing and attempted unlawful entry of a motor vehicle.

A 17-year-old Harristown boy has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempted unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, stealing, robbery and receiving stolen property.

All are expected in the Richlands Childrens Court today.

Investigations are continuing.

6News.com.au