UPDATE: A 16-YEAR-OLD BOY has been charged following police investigations into the alleged break and enter of a Springfield hotel yesterday morning and a subsequent traffic crash involving an allegedly stolen vehicle.
The boy, from Oxley, has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and enter premises and commit indictable offence by break.
He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.
Break and enter at Springfield hotel
POLICE are investigating the break and enter of a Springfield hotel this morning and a subsequent traffic crash involving a stolen vehicle.
Around 4.25am the vehicle was one of two sighted at the break and enter of a Springfield Parkway hotel bottleshop.
Police witnessed two vehicles driving at high speed on Alice St around 4.35am.
One of the vehicles was located by police a short time later after crashing on Old Logan Rd.
A male juvenile passenger was arrested but the driver fled the scene, and the other vehicle left the scene.
A quantity of alcohol from the bottleshop was recovered from the vehicle, which had been reported stolen from Coorparoo on May 23.
A 16-year-old male is assisting police with enquiries.
It is believed the boy may be able to assist with Taskforce Perpetual related investigations.
Anyone with information which could assist police should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.