Five stolen rifles found in pram in Spalding

Western Australia Police have reported five stolen rifles found in a pram in Spalding. "About 5:40pm yesterday, police responded to reports of juveniles acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Gardner Street, Spalding.

Police located the juveniles near a pram covered with a rug. When police lifted the rug from the pram they located five rifles lying in the pram.

The juveniles fled and after a short foot pursuit one was apprehend.

It is alleged the firearms were stolen from a home in O’Neil Street, Spalding about 30 minutes prior to police being called to the incident in Gardner Street.

Inquiries are ongoing and a 15 year old boy from Spalding has been charged with one count each of Aggravated Burglary and Stealing. No court date at this time."