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Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Police car Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

Man steals tip truck, crashes into house

UPDATE 5.30PM:
A MAN who allegedly stole a Hervey Bay tip truck was spotted by witnesses dropping the truck off at a home in Urangan this morning.

Crescent St residents said the man left on foot from a home on the street after 9.20am.

The Chronicle understands the man was allegedly squatting in the home.

He was arrested by police on Pier St in Urangan at 2.20pm.

EARLIER:

A MAN has been arrested after allegedly stealing and crashing a tip truck in Urangan.

The 19-year-old Bundaberg man stole the truck from an address on Smith St on Wednesday morning.

Police located the truck on Crescent St after it allegedly crashed into the rear of a house about 2.20pm.

The driver attempted to flee before being stopped by police.

More to come.



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