Teenage armed robber arrested by Geelong detectives

Geelong Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 13-year-old boy following an armed robbery in North Geelong on Friday 14 August.

The incident took place on Coxon Parade when a taxi driver was confronted by the boy, allegedly armed with an imitation firearm, demanding that he hand over his takings around 4.30pm.

After he was given an amount of cash the teenager ran off down the driveway of some neighbouring units.

The teenager was arrested a short time later and has been charged with armed robbery.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at a children’s court at a later date.

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