Police Make Arrests – Armed Robbery In Darwin

Northern Territory Police have arrested 3 people in relation to an armed robbery in Darwin on Saturday.

At 4:50pm, police received a report that a service station along Smith Street had been robbed.

It is alleged that 3 male youths attended the business and threatened staff with a weapon, before stealing a quantity of small items and cash from the till.

The offenders fled the scene, leaving the alleged weapon, before police attendance.

CCTV identified 2 of the offenders leaving the area on a bus and they were subsequently met at the Palmerston Bus Exchange by arresting officers.

An 11-year-old and 12-year-old male were conveyed into the care of a responsible adult and a Territory Families referral was submitted.

Strike Force Trident later located and arrested the third offender.

A 14-year-old male has been charged with:

  • Aggravated robbery x 2
  • Damage to property
  • Theft
  • Aggravated burglary – building
  • Possess controlled weapon

He has been remanded in custody to appear in court today.

Northern Territory Police continue to urge the public to report crime and anti-social behaviour on 131 444 or 000 in an emergency. Anonymous reports can be made through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or through https://crimestoppers.com.au/.

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