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Six children charged over stolen BMW that crashed into house

Queensland Police have charged six children – aged between 12 and 15 – after an alleged stolen car crashed into a house in Oxley yesterday.

Police say that shortly before 9am on Wednesday, officers were alerted to a stolen BMW being driven dangerously near Blackbutt.

“PolAir monitored the vehicle and tracked it to the Oxley area where it crashed into a house along Oxley Station Road just after midday,” Queensland Police said in a statement.

“Seven teenagers were arrested at the scene. All were taken to hospital for assessment.”

An occupant of the property was also taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

(Photo: 9News).

A 15-year-old Crestmead boy has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, negligent acts causing harm and acts intended to prevent lawful arrest. He was also charged with three counts of wilful damage and two counts of stealing.

A 12-year-old Kingston boy has been charged with two counts each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and stealing.

A 14-year-old Wondai boy, a 13-year-old Regents Park boy, a 13-year-old Crestmead boy and a 13-year-old Murgon boy have all been charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and two counts of stealing.

All six boys will appear in the Richlands Childrens Court this morning.

Police say the BMW was allegedly stolen from a Paddington house on July 26.

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