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Katherine car robbery offender located in Alice Springs

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A teen accused of stealing a car from Katherine has been arrested in Alice springs.

It's alleged the 14-year-old and another youth stole the Toyota Hilux after breaking into a Katherine home on June 9.

It's further alleged the boy, who was on bail at the time, removed his electronic monitoring device the next day.

Following his arrest in Alice Springs, the teen was taken to the Alice Springs Watch House where he was charged with one count each of Aggravated Enter Dwelling Intent to Commit Offence and Unlawful Use of a Motor vehicle. He will also face one count of Breach of Bail.

He's been remanded to appear before court at a later date.