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Kids Steal Car in Port Lincoln and Drive it to Whyalla

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Two boys have been charged after a house break-in Port Lincoln on Sunday.

Sometime between 5pm and 11pm Sunday 28 February a home on Rodda Avenue was broken in to before a Mitsubishi Pajero was stolen from the driveway.

About 2.35 am Monday 1 March the car was sighted traveling on the Lincoln Highway near Whyalla.

Following an investigation, later that morning about 4.15am police located the vehicle at a Whyalla Norrie address where they arrested two boys aged 17 and 13-years-old.

They were both charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass, illegal use of a motor vehicle, theft and breach of bail. Both boys were refused bail and appeared in Court Monday.