Two people in custody for allegedly stealing cable from Ergon

Two people are in custody after police apprehended them near Park St, Park Avenue on Friday morning.

Police received reports of break ins at the Ergon Energy depot around 6am.

It was reported two people were stealing cables.

Police officers were led on a short chase around the bushes and riverbank near the depot before they apprehended the two persons.

A 33-year-old Mount Morgan man and a 34-year-old man are in police custody.

Charges are expected to be laid.