Boy charged following armed robbery of service station

POLICE have charged a boy following an armed robbery that occurred at a service station in Vincent this morning.

Around 1am, a boy entered the service station on Fulham Road and police will allege that he produced a broken bottle and made threats to the attendant.

It will further be alleged that a quantity of cash was taken from the cash register.

The attendant wasn't physically injured during the robbery.

A boy was taken into custody a short time later.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with one count each of armed robbery, enter premises with intent to commit and indictable offence and serious assault police.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.


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