Arrest – Attempted Unlawful Entry – Alice Springs

Northern Territory Police have arrested a male youth in relation to an attempted burglary in Araluen over the weekend.

Sometime in the early hours of 13 January, police responded to a report of an offender attempting to gain entry into a service station through the backdoor.

On attendance, police quickly apprehended a 13-year-old male.

Whilst being escorted to the police vehicle, the male assaulted the two police officers.

the 13-year-old male has been charged with:

  • 2 x assault police
  • Resist police
  • Armed with an offensive weapon
  • Damage to property

He is due to appear in court today.

Northern Territory Police continue to urge the public to report crime or anti-social behaviour to 131 444. Always call 000 in an emergency.

You can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or through

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