Robbery – Civic Square Launceston

Police have arrested and charged a 17 year old male over an alleged robbery at Civic Square Launceston which occurred at 9.15 pm on Sunday 3rd March 2019, Tasmania Police say.

One male offender grabbed the victims backpack and the victim was pushed to the ground receiving minor injuries.

The offender was arrested without incident and will appear in the Launceston Magistrates court.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have any information are urged to contact the Launceston Criminal Investigation Branch on 6777 3911 or Crime Stoppers.

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