17 Year Old Youth Charged With Armed Robbery

A youth has been charged with Armed Robbery over an incident that occurred at a Launceston Bottleshop on 18 May 2024. The youth entered the business armed with a screwdriver and stole a quantity of alcohol after threatening staff.

He was arrested by police nearby. He has been charged with a number of related offences and bailed to appear in court at a later date.

No person was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information about criminal behaviour including shoplifting is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at crimestopperstas.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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