Shoalwater boy arrested after robbery
A 14-year-old boy from Shoalwater has been charged by police following a robbery in Gosnells last night.
Police allege that at 10.45pm last night the boy ran up behind an 18-year-old woman on Digby Street, who after falling to the ground was kicked by the boy before he grabbed the victim’s bag and ran away.
The boy was found a short time later hiding in the backyard of a nearby property, with residents contacting police, who later arrested him.
He was charged with robbery, possessing a prohibited drug (cannabis) and giving false personal details to police.
He is set appear in the Perth Children’s Court today.
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