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Elderly man fights off teen trying to steal his car

A MAN aged 67 walking his dog at Henry Joppich Park fought off an 18-year-old attacker who attempted to steal the senior's car on Friday, December 14, police allege.

Detective Sergeant Darren Tamblyn said two men driving a stolen VW Golf and a Toyota Prado parked near the man.

"One of the males left the VW Golf and used violence in trying to steal the 67-year-old male's car keys," he said

"He managed to fight them off, they got the keys but they didn't get the car."

Police later spotted the Golf in Warwick when the driver is alleged to have evaded police.

Read the full story at the Warwick Daily News