Teen charged following hoax threat and robbery, NSW

A teenager has been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged hoax threat and a separate aggravated robbery on the Sydney rail network, NSW Police say.

In June this year, a commuter reported finding a note containing a written threat on a train near Blacktown.

Officers from the Police Transport Command commenced inquiries.

About 10pm on Saturday 14 October 2017, a 25-year-old man was waiting for a train at Kingswood Railway Station when he was approached by a youth who allegedly punched him and took his smart phone.

The Police Transport Command began investigations into this incident also.

About 4.20pm today, police arrested a 17-year-old boy at a home in Minchinbury.

He was taken to Mount Druitt Police Station where he was charged with make false representation resulting in police investigation, leave article to create false belief of danger, and aggravated robbery.

The teenager was granted conditional bail to appear at a children’s court on Thursday 23 November 2017.

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