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Boys charged over Qld police chase


Two boys have been charged over a high-speed police chase on the Gold Coast.

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Two boys have been charged over a series of burglaries and a high-speed police chase across South East Queensland.

The drama started on the Gold Coast yesterday morning when an elderly man spotted his car, which had been stolen on Monday.

The 71-year-old approached three boys in the car, who allegedly ran him over before driving off.

police spotted the youths in a different stolen car nearby and started a high-speed chase.

Police abandoned the chase when it got too dangerous but the driver was still followed from above by the Seven News and PolAir helicopters.

The car was eventually cornered and three youths fled.

A 14- and 16-year-old were arrested at the scene and charged with multiple offences.

Police are still looking for a third offender.

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