Crime Stoppers

Charges – Armed Robbery – Malak

Wednesday 12-Jul-2017 15:40

Northern Territory Police have charged three males following an armed robbery.

“The incident occurred around 9:00pm yesterday at a service station in Malak,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Karl Day.

“It is alleged that two of the males entered the service station while one kept watch outside.

“Once inside, one of the males has distracted the store attendant by attempting to purchase products. The second male has brandished a knife and demanded money.

“The attendant complied and the group fled with a small amount of cash.

“Police reviewed CCTV and spoke with witnesses resulting in the arrest of two males within 35 minutes at a nearby residence. The third male was arrested around 2:00am, also at a nearby residence.”

The knife allegedly used in the robbery has been seized.

Two males aged 16 and 17 were charged with aggravated robbery and breach of bail.

 

They will appear in Darwin Youth Justice Court tomorrow.

An 18-year-old male was charged with aggravated robbery. He will appear in Darwin Local Court tomorrow.

“This result is a great success for Northern Territory Police, we thank the public for their assistance in achieving this swift result,” Detective Senior Sergeant Day said.