Media release

Arrest - Aggravated robbery - Nightcliff

Police

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 30-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy in relation to an aggravated robbery that occurred on Wednesday 23 September 2020.

At around 8:50pm, a 28-year-old taxi driver was transporting four passengers from Nightcliff to Moulden.

While driving, two of the passengers began verbally abusing the driver. The 30-year-old woman assaulted the driver with an edged weapon before her and the other passengers fled the scene.

Detectives from the Serious Crime Squad arrested the pair yesterday afternoon. Both have been charged with aggravated robbery.  

A number of vehicles are believed to have driven past the robbery while it was in progress on Kirkland Road, Tivendale. Police are calling for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9430991.

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