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).