Police Make Arrest – Ram Raid In Darwin

Northern Territory Police have arrested 5 youths in relation to an aggravated burglary that occurred overnight in Jingili.

Around 1:30am police received reports that a licenced premises on McMillans Road, Jingili, had been unlawfully entered. The offenders allegedly used a stolen vehicle to strike the property doors and gain access. After causing significant property damage and stealing a quantity of alcohol the offenders left the scene.

A short time later the offenders attended a service station on Berrimah Road, Berrimah, stealing fuel and fleeing.

A vehicle pursuit was initiated by police with officers successfully deploying a tyre deflation device. The vehicle was abandoned a short time later with the offenders fleeing on foot towards a nearby school on Sabine Road, Millner.

Strike Force Trident and Dog Operations officers established a cordon of the area and arrested 2 males aged, 13 and 14, and 2 females aged 13. A further arrest was made later this morning at a residence in Moulden, a 15-year-old male.

While in custody, one of the female youths allegedly spat on a police officer.

Strike Force Trident Detectives are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to make contact 131 444.

You can also make an anonymous report through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or through https://crimestoppersnt.com.au/.

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