17 February 2024

Did you spot a teen driving a Porsche? ACT Police want to speak to you

| Zoe Cartwright
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Magistrate Court. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

ACT Policing is seeking help from the public after a Porsche Cayenne 3 was stolen in Narrabundah on Friday morning.

An ACT Policing spokesperson said about 6 am on Friday, 16 February 2024, a handbag and keys to the Porsche were stolen from a home in Narrabundah.

“Following the reported burglary, police obtained CCTV footage from a petrol station in Casey that allegedly showed a 16-year-old boy refuelling the vehicle, before driving away without paying,” the spokesperson said.

“Members of Operation TORIC identified the boy from the CCTV footage and arrested him in Nicholls.

“The stolen motor vehicle and bank cards in the victim’s name were also recovered.”

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The boy is due to appear before the ACT Children’s Court on Saturday, 17 February 2024, facing charges of driving a motor vehicle without consent, making off without payment and other driving offences. Police will be looking to oppose bail.

Police are seeking anyone who witnessed or has dash cam footage of the black Porsche with NSW registration EQI62T being driven around Canberra yesterday morning.

Anyone who can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the  Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 7675351. Information can be provided anonymously.

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