Seven youths arrested after Adelaide to Whyalla joyride

August 3, 2023 8:48 pm in by
Photo: SAPOL Eyre & Western

Police arrested seven youths when they were caught driving a stolen car from Adelaide to Whyalla on Monday night. 

Police spotted the stolen Subaru north of Whyalla after it had been reported stolen from a Broadview home on Sunday. 

Police pursued the car as it continued south on Lincoln Highway, but lost sight after its tyres were spiked on Arthur Glennie Drive. 

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The vehicle was later found abandoned in scrub between McBryde Terrace and Charles Avenue. 

Officers searched the area and found the seven youths – aged between 13 and 15 – hiding in the backyard of a McBryde Terrace property. 

All seven were arrested and refused police bail.

They appeared in the Port Lincoln Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 1 August, and were charged with breach of bail and aggravated driving without due care.