Police are calling for public assistance in finding a group of young men who are alleged to have stolen a white Ford Ranger on January 5 and used it this morning in a ram raid of a business.
Detective Superintendent Michael White released CCTV images.
He urges anyone with information to contact police on 131 444.
– Police release.
UPDATE JANUARY 9:
Police have charged a 17-year-old in relation to a ram raid in Alice Springs on 6 January.
Detective Senior Sergeant Allan Milner said the male was arrested yesterday.
Police allege that on January 5 he stole a Ford Ranger from a caravan park in Alice Springs, he says.
“It is further alleged that the offender, in the company of others, drove the car into a business in Alice Springs on January 6, before fleeing the scene.”
UPDATE January 18:
Police have charged a 14-year-old male following a series of property crimes in Alice Springs between January 3 and 15.
Detective Superintendent Michael White says that the youth allegedly unlawfully entered four properties.
“On January 3 the offender unlawfully entered a business in Northside, with co-offenders,” he said.
“On January 6, the offender and co-offenders ram raided a business in Northside.
“On January 15 the offender and co-offenders broke into a business on Kennett Court.
“Shortly thereafter, the group unlawfully entered a business on Schwarz Crescent.”
He was charged with four charges each for unlawful entry of a building, damage property, stealing and aggravated unlawful use of motor vehicle.
He was remanded in custody to appear in the Alice Springs Local Youth Court today.