Police, dog squad chase young male through city

A YOUNG male has been arrested by police after he allegedly smashed a shop window at the NightOwl Centre early this morning.

Police were called to the Gloria Jeans NightOwl shop at about 4.55am, a Gladstone police spokesman said.

The juvenile offender fled the scene on foot before any officers arrived.

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Police crews and a dog squad proceeded to chase the juvenile male on foot and through the dark.

The male was captured and arrested at about 5.50am this morning.

"We're unsure whether this was a break in or purely damage to property at this point," the spokesman said,

Security footage of the incident has been obtained and will soon be examined.

Updates to follow.

 


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