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NT teen charged over Don Dale escape

 police car josiah binsaris NT POLICE

One of two boys who escaped the Don Dale youth prison in Darwin has been charged with aggravated robbery and recklessly endangering life.

Two 17-year-olds escaped from the detention centre on Wednesday night before they were recaptured on Saturday.

On Sunday NT police charged one of them with a number of offences, including resisting arrest and escaping detention, and he has been remanded to appear in the Darwin Local Court on Monday.


IMAGE damaged police car near Tennant Creek after it was rammed by Don Dale escapees/NT POLICE