Police charge teen over armed robbery at Scone

A teenager has been charged over an alleged armed robbery in the Hunter region last month.

About 9pm on Monday 16 November 2020, a teen entered a fast food restaurant on Kelly Street, Scone, and allegedly threatened a 19-year-old man with a knife, demanding cash.

The staff member complied, and the teen then fled on foot with an amount of cash.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District attended a short time later and established a crime scene.

The two staff members present at the time were not injured.

Following inquiries and an appeal for public information, a 16-year-old boy was arrested at a home in Scone about 9:40am today (Sunday 27 December 2020).

The teen was taken to Muswellbrook Police Station and charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon.

He was refused bail and will face a children’s court tomorrow (Monday 28 December 2020).

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