Dramatic moment & robber armed with a nail weapon flees the police in stolen truck with bursting tires after trying to hijack two cars in the nighttime rampage & # 39;
- Shocking images show a truck without front tires that run with sparks that fly
- A man from Queensland rammed a car with a truck into a tree and drove away
- Allegedly he tried to carjacken two drivers by threatening them with a nail gun
- A 19-year-old girl was an alleged passenger and was left behind by the driver
- The man reportedly drove from QLD to NSW and back before the police arrested him
This is the dramatic moment that a crazy robber armed with a nail gun escapes the police in a stolen truck with burst tires in a nightly rampage.
Gavin Bourke, 36, reportedly bumped into a car on Friday night with a stolen truck in Holview, southeast Brisbane.
He allegedly then drove the white Mitsubishi Fuso to New South Wales and back to Palm Beach in Queensland, where he was arrested.
Bourke, from Elanora, is said to have attempted two carjackings by threatening drivers with a nail weapon.
Kara Wade, 19, from Pimpana, was reportedly in the passenger seat of the truck with Bourke and was arrested after the first attempt at carjacking.
Gavin Bourke, 36, is said to have rammed a car with a stolen truck (photo) in Holview, half an hour southeast of the Brisbane CBD on Friday night
A truck with stolen license plates in the city of Logan came to the Queensland police on Friday evening at 9.45 pm.
The truck hit a parked Holden Barina and pushed it two meters into a tree before driving south on the Pacific Motorway.
The police have ambushed the truck on the highway at Mudgeeraba by means of a deflation device to puncture the two front wheels of the truck.
They then chased after the truck with their lights and sirens on.
Bourke is said to have driven to New South Wales, where the local police were waiting for him.
NSW Police chased the truck to Tweed Heads where it turned and traveled north on the Gold Coast Highway in Coolangatta.
A supposedly stolen truck came to a halt when the driver did not correctly assess a turn on Eighth Avenue in Palm Beach. It is depicted surrounded by police cars & # 39; s
Queensland Police arrested 19-year-old Kara Wade after an alleged attempt at carjacking. The photo shows the moment when the police caught up with the truck and arrested Gavin Bourke
Bourke is said to have stopped on Farrell Drive, near Gold Coast Airport, just before midnight.
He would have threatened a stationary Toyota Tarago driver with a nail gun, but the driver drove off.
Bourke is said to have fled when the police arrived and left Wade where she was arrested.
The same truck drove north a few minutes later on the wrong side of the Gold Coast Highway in Palm Beach.
Bourke allegedly got out of the truck and threatened a Mazda3 driver for their car, but they also drove away.
The truck was ambushed by a police attacked on the Pacific Motorway in Mudgeeraba with a tire demolition device
He is said to be back in the truck and drive north on the Gold Coast Highway.
The truck driver did not correctly assess the turn and came to a halt on Eighth Avenue in Palm Beach.
The police arrested Bourke at 12.02.
The white Mitsubishi Fuso truck he drove was reportedly stolen from a mall on the Gold Coast in Nerang at 3.45 pm on Tuesday, April 16.
Bourke was accused of two counts of a dangerous operation of a vehicle and attempted theft and one counts each of unlawful use of motor vehicles, driving while relevant medicine is present in blood, disqualified driving, stealing, possession of contaminated property and assault police.
Sparks fly out of the deflated two front wheels of the truck as it speeds over a highway
He would appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on April 20, but his charges were adjourned until April 30, according to the Courier Mail.
Kara Wade appeared in court, accused of assaulting the police, attempted theft, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and did not appear before the court for another matter earlier in the month.
She received a conditional bail and was obliged to seek a mental health plan, reported to the police twice a week, obeyed a curfew from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and had no contact with Bourke.
Wade pleaded guilty not to appear before a previous trial and was fined $ 150.
Her remaining charges were also adjourned until April 30.
A person jumps out of the truck at a certain point in the police hunt
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