Southern River robbery

Armadale Detectives are seeking public assistance with their investigation into a robbery that occurred in Southern River on Wednesday, 25 November 2020.

About 5.40pm, a 15-year-old boy was walking along the footpath on Edencourt Drive near Castlewood Parkway (adjacent to reserve) when two unknown males approached him. One of the offenders grabbed him by the neck and dragged him into bushes.

They demanded the victim’s jacket. The 15-year-old boy gave them his jacket before running away.

The offenders are described as 15 to 18 years old, brown skin, approximately 183cms tall, and wearing dark clothing.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident, and ask anyone with dash-cam or mobile phone vision of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information relating to this assault is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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