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Teens charged after breaking into Lake Mac house


Two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, have been charged after they allegedly broke into a Lake Macquarie home on Wednesday.

The pair also led police on a merry chase throughout the area about lunchtime on 5 June.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District attempted to stop a car at 1.50am as it was being driven through New Lambton.

The driver failed to obey the directive, forcing the law to initiate a pursuit.

A short time later, the vehicle was stopped on Campbell Street, Wallsend, with three teens arrested soon after.

The boys were taken to Waratah Police Station where they were each charged with: aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence; destroy or damage property; enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse; aggravated break and enter with intent – knowing person there; be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner; hinder or resist police officer in the execution of duty; and breach of bail.

They were refused bail to appear at Broadmeadow Children’s Court.

Police will allege the car was stolen a short time before the pursuit during a break and enter of a home on Steven Place, Newcastle East.

A third teen, another 15-year-old boy, was taken to John Hunter Hospital.

Inquiries are continuing.

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