Two arrested following alleged Katherine servo assault

July 8, 2024 9:56 am in by

An employee at a Katherine Service Station has allegedly been assaulted during a robbery at the weekend.

Police say the incident happened at 2.51am yesterday (July 7) at a United service station on Katherine Terrace.

It’s alleged a man tried to leave the store without paying, when a staff member locked the doors to try and stop him.

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It’s further alleged the man and two others with him then assaulted the worker, eventually prying open the doors and fleeing the scene on foot.

Police have arrested a 17 and 18-year-old in relation to the incident.

Authorities are asking any witnesses to contact them on 131 444 and quote reference number P24181867.