Teen arrested after alleged armed home invasion in Katherine

August 4, 2023 9:43 am in by
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A Katherine teen has been slapped with multiple charges over an alleged aggravated robbery.

The 13-year-old boy was allegedly armed with a knife and broke into a home on Sandalwood Crescent at around 3:45pm Wednesday.

Police allege he threatened the resident with the knife, before stealing a number of items and fleeing the scene.

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Katherine Police found the teen a short time later and arrested him without incident.

He faces five charges, including serious breach of bail, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, and damage to property.

The teen has been remanded and is due to front court on August 14.