Five teenagers arrested in central Christchurch after trying to steal cars

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jun 06, 2024 |
Police car / file

Five teenagers have been arrested after trying to steal cars in central Christchurch overnight.

A police spokesman said four males and a female, aged between 15 and 16, face a charge of unlawfully attempting to take a motor vehicle on Cambridge Terrace.

They will appear in the Christchurch Youth Court today, the spokesperson said.

“We want to thank the members of the public who reported the suspicious activity just before 10.30pm which led to swift action by police.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch is a journalist, videographer and content producer, broadcasting from his independent news and production company in Christchurch, New Zealand. If you have a news tip or are interested in video content, email [email protected]

Have you got a news tip? Get in touch here

got a news tip?