Police charge teen after 92-year-old woman robbed in her Dubbo home

A youth has been charged following an investigation into an alleged aggravated break-in at a home in Dubbo last month.

About 1.15pm (Monday 3 August 2020), a 92-year-old woman was on the front veranda of her home on Crown Street, Dubbo, when she heard a noise coming from inside.

Police will allege she was confronted by a male who threatened her with a knife, demanding cash. He left the scene allegedly taking the woman’s debit card and a small amount of loose change.

Following inquiries, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District arrested a 16-year-old boy at a home in Wellington on Thursday (24 September 2020).

He was taken to Wellington Police Station where he was charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence-armed, and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

The youth was formerly refused bail at a Children’s Court on last Friday (25 September 2020) and will reappear at a children’s court on Monday 12 October 2020.

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