Two teens charged with numerous offences on rail network on Sydney's north shore, NSW

Two teenage boys were charged yesterday following a number of offences, including robbery, assault, and affray on Sydney’s north shore rail network last month, NSW Police say.

Between 12pm and 11.35pm on Monday 13 March 2017, police received numerous reports of robberies, anti-social behaviour and assaults on the rail network in Sydney’s north shore by three males.

Officers from the Police Transport Command were contacted and conducted a search of the rail network, however, the boys were not located and investigations commenced.

yesterday, following extensive investigations, two 16-year-old boys were arrested at Gosford Police Station.

One was charged with 19 offences, the other was charged with 18 offences; including, affray, robbery in company, demand property by force, and assault causing actual bodily harm.

Police will allege the offences related to a number of incidents on Monday 13 March, including;

-Assault by spitting at a Sydney Train employee at Wynyard Railway Station.

-Robbery of an 18-year-old man on board a train near North Sydney Railway Station, whilst armed with a bottle, and

-Assault by spitting and robbery of a 17-year-old boy on board a train near Artarmon Railway Station.

The boys were refused bail and are due to appear at a children’s court on Monday 1 May 2017.

Investigations are continuing.

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