Police charge two teens after aggravated break and enter at Orange

Two teenagers will appear at court today charged over an alleged aggravated break enter and steal in the state’s Central West.

Police will allege about 9.10pm on Sunday (10 May 2020), two teenagers forced entry into a home in Margaret Street, Orange, one was allegedly armed with a knife.

The teenagers allegedly pushed the man to the ground before they threatened and assaulted him, demanding keys to his car and his wallet, before fleeing the location in a Ford Focus.

Officers from Central West Police District attended, established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The Ford Focus was recovered in Katoomba at 4pm on Monday 11 May 2020.

Following inquiries, officers arrested two teenagers – aged 16 and 17 – yesterday (Monday 11 May 2020) and they were taken to Orange Police Station.

The 16-year-old boy was charged with aggravated enter dwelling with intent – armed, take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage, robbery armed with offensive weapon, aggravated assault with intent to take/drive motor vehicle-armed with weapon and take & drive conveyance without consent of owner.

The 17-year-old boy was charged with take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, aggravated enter dwelling with intent – armed, take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage, robbery armed with offensive weapon, aggravated assault with intent to take/drive motor vehicle-armed with weapon and two counts of learner not accompanied by driver.

Both teenagers were bail refused to appear at a children’s court today (Tuesday 12 May 2020).

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