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Teen charged over alleged home invasion and car theft in Nightcliff

April 24, 2023 3:51 pm in by

A 15-year-old has been charged over an aggravated robbery in Nightcliff.

It’s alleged he was part of a group of up to six youths who broke into a home on Chapman Road armed with weapons at 12.30am Sunday.

They’re further accused of threatening a man with a knife and punching him in the head before stealing a Subaru WRX and other items.

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Police later found the car abandoned in Malak and arrested the teenage boy at a home in Leanyer.

He has since been charged with aggravated unlawful entry, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, aggravated robbery and deprivation of liberty.

The 15-year-old has been remanded in custody to face court in May.

Investigations are ongoing to find the others involved.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444 and quote reference number 10326304.

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