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Boy arrested after foot chase in South Hedland

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
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Camera IconWA police car. Credit: Pilbara News

A juvenile has been charged with a string of offences after leading police on a foot chase in South Hedland.

Police responded to reports of a missing motorcycle which was believed to have been stolen from a shed on Nix avenue on Friday, June 16.

CCTV footage from the area was then used to identify the 14-year-old, who was seen driving a blue off-road motorbike in the vicinity of South Hedland Shopping Centre at 10am the following morning.

He was arrested after a short foot chase and was charged with burglary, stealing a motor vehicle, and driving without a license.

He appeared in court on Monday and was refused bail.

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