Two teenagers have been charged over an alleged armed robbery on the state’s south coast yesterday.
About 5.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 4 July 2018), police will allege two males entered a store in Grant Street, Broulee; one armed with a firearm and a knife and the other holding a knife.
They allegedly threatened a staff member before stealing cash and alcohol.
Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, two teenagers were arrested in Broulee about 8.30pm yesterday and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station.
A 17-year-old boy was charged with robbery while armed with dangerous weapon, and robbery armed with offensive weapon.
A 15-year-old boy was charged with robbery while armed with dangerous weapon.
They were both refused bail and are due to face a children’s court today (Thursday 5 July 2018).
Batemans Bay police are appealing to the public for any information in relation to this incident to call the station on 4472 0099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.