Police locate teenagers suspected of stealing welder's ute

1.30pm: POLICE have located three males wanted in relation to the theft of a welder's ute about an hour ago.

Police are currently talking with them along the riverbank.

1.15pm: POLICE are looking for three male suspects after locating a vehicle taken from out the front of South Rockhampton business about 45 minutes ago.

The ute has been located on the corner of George and William Street after being taken from out the front of CQ Party Hire on William St.

It is believed all three males are about 15-years-old - one has a green cast on his arm and not wearing a shirt, another  has a stocky build and the third has a thin build.

Reports indicate the thin built teen is wearing a white shirt, blue backpack and grey cap and the stocky-built teen is wearing a pink and grey tank top.

It is believed the suspects are still in possession of  set of car keys with a large tag attached to them, an iPhone and a wallet.

12.25pm: A BRAZEN thief has taken off with a welder's ute while he was working on a job in South Rockhampton.

The owner of the ute had parked out the front of CQ Party Hire in William St while he worked.

The ute is a white Toyota Hilux registration 371 HOO. 

The theft occurred about 12.20pm today.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  car theft william st

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