Teen girls run from police in stolen car

THREE girls have been charged in regards to the theft of a car from Ballina early this morning.

Police allege around 4.30pm they were patrolling Simeoni Drive, Goonellabah when they observed a blue Honda Jazz.

It accelerated quickly before stopping where the occupants jumped out. 

Four girls were caught and arrested. They were aged 13, 14 and 16 (2). 

The vehicle had been stolen from an East Ballina address two hours earlier and will be returned to it's owner.

All the girls were charged by police apart from the 13 year old who will be dealt with under the Young Offenders Act. 



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