Media release

Call for witnesses - Assault with Intent to Steal - Moulden

Police

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses following an attempted violent robbery in Moulden last night.

At around 8:30pm, three males armed with rocks and sticks entered a Moulden business and begun assaulting staff. One of the offenders attempted to steal liquor, but was unsuccessful. All three males then fled the scene.

During the incident a male customer was chased from the store by one of the offenders, who allegedly threw rocks at him.

Northern Territory Police arrested an 18-year-old male in relation to the incident shortly after. Strike Force Trident Detectives have charged the male with:

2 x Assault with intent to steal – armed with weapon

He is expected to face court later today. Investigations are continuing to apprehend the other offenders.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9596062.

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