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In a dramatic turn of events in Brisbane, seven teenagers were arrested after allegedly stealing a rideshare vehicle following an altercation at a fast-food restaurant. The incident unfolded when the group of teenagers reportedly set upon the rideshare vehicle while it was parked near a restaurant on Hamilton Road at Chermside. After an altercation with the driver and staff, the teenagers proceeded to steal another rideshare driver’s keys and fled in his vehicle.

Subsequently, Queensland Police initiated a pursuit as the stolen vehicle drove through multiple suburbs towards South Brisbane. The chase came to an end when officers deployed a tyre deflation device at Goodna, forcing the stolen car to stop. The police then apprehended the seven teenagers involved in the theft.

Charges of armed robbery in company, attempted robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and assault were brought against the teenagers. Among the group, a 15-year-old girl from Chermside West was denied bail and is scheduled to appear at Brisbane Children’s Court on Friday. The remaining teenagers have been bailed to appear at Brisbane Children’s Court on May 17.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the consequences that can result from reckless actions and highlights the importance of upholding the law to ensure public safety.


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Article Title: Dramatic footage captures moment seven teens arrested after alleged wild police chase in stolen rideshare vehicle
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