Youths Arrested For Affray At Kilkenny

Police have arrested six youths following a disturbance outside the Arndale Shopping Centre this afternoon.

About 1.30pm on Tuesday 25 June, police were called to the Torrens Road shopping centre after reports a group of youths were threatening a man.

Two of the youths were allegedly carrying knives at the time.

The group quickly dispersed but were located by Western District patrols on Humphries Terrace. Police have recovered the knives involved.

Six youths have been arrested and are subsequently being interviewed by police and are expected to be charged with aggravated affray.

One of the youths also allegedly threw a rock, hitting a person in the chin, and causing a minor injury.

The arrested youths are –

  • A 14-year-old boy from Athol Park
  • A 14-year-old boy from Munno Para
  • A 16-year-old boy from Pennington
  • A 14-year-old boy from Mansfield Park
  • A 13-year-old boy from Mansfield Park
  • A 14-year-old boy from Munno Para West

Anyone with information on the incident who hasn’t yet spoken with police is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at or on 1800 333 000. You can remain anonymous.

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