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Teen charged after robbery in Shellharbour

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 08:44:26 PM

Police have arrested a teenager after a robbery in Shellharbour on Sunday night.

Just after 10pm (Sunday 26 February 2017), police were called to a restaurant on College Avenue, following reports of a robbery.

Police were told that a male had allegedly entered the store, demanded money from a staff member before fleeing the scene

Officers from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation into the robbery.

Today (Tuesday 28 February 2017) officers attended a school in North Wollongong and arrested a 16-year-old male.

He was taken to Wollongong Police Station and charged with robbery.

The teen was refused bail and will appear before a children’s court tomorrow (Wednesday 1 March 2017).