10 and 11 year old arrested after alleged Katherine servo robbery

May 24, 2023 12:00 pm in by
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Two kids have been arrested after an alleged armed robbery in Katherine.  

Police say the kids, aged 10 and 11, were part of a group of four who were armed with scissors and an imitation firearm. 

It’s alleged they entered a service station on Bicentennial Road and threatened an employee at around 2am Wednesday before stealing a quantity of items. 

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Katherine general duties officers were responding to a nearby incident where they then arrested one of the kids – the other youth was found hiding in the service station. 

The pair will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 2005. 

If anyone witnessed the incident or has any information they are being urged to contact police on 131 444 and quote reference 10353187.