Media release

Arrest – Robbery – Katherine


Northern Territory Police have arrested a two youths after a robbery in Katherine overnight.

Around 2am, police received reports that 4 youths, armed with scissors and an imitation firearm, entered a service station on Bicentennial Road, Katherine.

The group allegedly threatened an employee and stole a quantity of small items. Katherine general duties were responding to an incident nearby and intercepted one of the group who was arrested nearby.  Another youth was located hidden in the service station.

The 10 and 11-year-olds will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 2005.

Katherine Police are urging anyone with information, particularly if you witnessed the incident, to make contact on 131 444. Please quote reference 10353187. 

You can also make an anonymous report through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at