In the early hours of the of October 20, an address at Highland Park was allegedly unlawfully entered and a vehicle was stolen. The residents awoke and realised their credit cards had also been stolen. Bank inquiries revealed their cards had only been used minutes earlier at an Eagleby shopping centre.

The residents contacted Eagleby police and reported the details. Police immediately attended and located the vehicle in a local car park.

Police attempted to apprehend the occupants who were in the vehicle at the time, however it will be alleged the driver tried to flee with the car hitting the police vehicle.

He then fled on foot and was arrested following a brief foot pursuit.

A 30-year-old Kingston man was transported to the Beenleigh Watchhouse where he was charged with one count of burglary, two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, one count obstruct police, three counts of fraud and driving a motor vehicle whilst disqualified – relating to this and other alleged offences.

He was denied police bail and is due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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