Teenager allegedly punched a Darwin City business worker after being refused alcohol

April 20, 2023 9:42 am in by

A teenager has been arrested over allegedly punching an employee at a Darwin city business.

Police say two offenders visited the Smith Street venue at 6:30pm Wednesday and tried to purchase alcohol.

When the cashier refused to serve them, the 16-year-old allegedly punched the employee in the face then ran out of the store with a bottle of Coke.

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Police and members of the K9 Unit located the teenager who was taken to the Palmerston Watch House.

Charges are expected to be laid today.