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15-YEAR-OLD BOY MISSING ON THE GOLD COAST

Police are seeking assistance from the public to find a missing 15-year-old on the Gold Coast. The boy, from Mermaid Waters, was reported missing after he was last seen at a shopping centre on Hooker Boulevard in Broadbeach at around 10am on Sunday. Concerns are held for his welfare due to his age. The boy is described as caucasian, around 187cm tall with dark brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing black shorts, a grey t-shirt with a black logo on the upper chest, a black baseball cap and black shoes.

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PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY OUT OF CONTROL CAR ON THE GOLD COAST

A car has crashed into an outdoor dining area, hitting a bystander on the Gold Coast. Police say the driver of the car failed to negotiate a bend on Musgrave Street at Kirra, careering through the dining area before striking the male pedestrian around 1:20pm today. He was taken to hospital in a serious condition. The male driver was also taken to hospital for further observation.

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DRIVER OF A CAR KILLED AFTER COLLIDING WITH BUS

A collision between a car and a bus has killed a man on the Gold Coast. The car and bus were travelling in opposite directions on Golden Four Drive at Bilinga about 11:20am on Sunday, when they collided. The 35-year-old driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. A 23-year-old female passenger of the bus received minor head injuries and was taken to Robina Hospital for treatment.

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ALLEGED ASSAULT HOSPITALISES 47-YEAR-OLD ON THE GOLD COAST

A fight between two men on the Gold Coast has left one in hospital and another facing assault charges. Police say a fight broke out between two men on the Esplanade between Hanlon Street and Trickett Street in Surfers Paradise around 12:20am today. A 47-year-old Fortitude Valley man was allegedly punched in the head and fell to the ground rendering him unconscious, and was then punched several times while on the ground. Police arrested a 25-year-old man from Surfers Paradise, who was later charged with assault occasioning bodily harm. He will face the Southport Magistrates Court next month. The injured man sustained serious facial injuries and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

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POLICE OPERATION WRAPS UP WITH 28 ARRESTED ON 93 CHARGES

Six search warrants were executed at residential addresses on the Gold Coast and Logan yesterday, as part of a police operation targeting those with OMCG links. The raids were the final stage of Operation Oscar Autocross, that investigated criminal syndicates distributing drugs including amphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and steroids throughout the Gold Coast and Logan areas. Four men and a woman were charged in relation to yesterday’s raids. Police have seized drugs, cash and property with a total value of $370,000 over the course of the operation, that commenced last year. In total, Operation Oscar Autocross has resulted in the arrest of 28 people on 93 charges.

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FIGHT LEAVES A GOLD COAST MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after a fight in a carpark on the Gold Coast. Police say a man became involved in an argument with a group of men at an address in Southport, about 7 o’clock last night. The man and one of the group walked outside into a carpark where a fight broke out. During the fight, the man collapsed to the ground. The other man fled the scene. Investigations are ongoing.

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POLICE SEEK ASSISTANCE INTO MISSING GOLD COAST TEEN

Concerns are held for a missing teenager on the Gold Coast. The 17-year-old boy was reported missing from Upper Coomera after he was last seen at a Starush Court residence around 2pm on Monday March 20. He has not made contact with family or friends since. The boy is described as Caucasian, approximately 180cm tall, blonde hair, proportionate build and blue eyes.

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TWO TO FACE COURT AFTER ALLEGEDLY CRASHING STOLEN SUV

A teenager and a 12-year-old boy will face court after they allegedly stole an SUV and crashed it into another vehicle on the Gold Coast. Around 7.15am yesterday, police were travelling on the Logan Motorway in Carole Park when they saw a black SUV loose control in the rain. The vehicle jumped a guard rail and collided with a small station wagon on the opposite side of the motorway. One of the alleged offenders ran from the SUV into nearby bushland. After a short pursuit, the offender was apprehended, while another alleged offender was arrested at the scene. The 12-year-old has been charged with once count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle. While the older boy was charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and receiving tainted property. Investigations revealed that the SUV had …

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