Teen arrested for Bodden Town mini-mart robbery

| 19/09/2013

(CNS): A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a robbery at a mini-mart in Bodden Town last May in which an elderly man was assaulted. The teenager, who was arrested on 30 August, has been charged with robbery, possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence and common assault, and is expected to appear in court tomorrow. The charges relate to a robbery at Lookout Fresh Fruit and Juices Minimart, Anton Bodden Drive, on 28 May. Police said at the time that around 4pm, a man entered the store in possession of what appeared to be a handgun and stole a quantity of cash. He assaulted the man who confronted him before leaving the location riding a bicycle along Hardy Street.

No shots were fired and no serious injuries were sustained. 

The teenager is currently on police bail and it is anticipated that he will appear in court on Friday, 20 September.

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