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Youth arrested over attempted break-in

A MOOROOBOOL boy has been arrested after attempting to break into a Claderia Street home at around 1am in the early hours of yesterday morning.

It is alleged the 15-year-old boy was part of a group who attempted to force entry to the home around 1am.

Police were able to identify and locate the boy a short time after the incident, following assistance from the public.

It is further alleged the boy was involved in several other incidents in the Edmonton and Cairns areas dating back to March 2023.

The boy was charged with three counts of enter dwelling, three counts of unlawful use of motor vehicle and one count each of stealing and attempted enter dwelling.

He was denied bail and will appear before Cairns Childrens Court at a later date.

Keep up with the latest news in Cairns and the Far North, and check out some of our top stories this week: Man arrested after ramming car and assaulting driver and Murder in Palm Cove.

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