15yo boy charged with using replica pistol to threaten shop manager

A 15-year-old boy has been charged after he used a replica pistol to threaten a store employee at Erina.

Police said that just before 10.00pm on Friday 2 September, a group of youths, believed to be aged between 15 and 16, entered a store on Terrigal Drive.

As they were leaving, on the boys allegedly produced a replica pistol and threatened the store manager with it before fleeing.


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Following ongoing investigations, police yesterday attended a home at Green Point where they arrested and charged the 15-year-old with use unauthorised pistol, assault and intimidation.

The boy was granted conditional bail to appear at a children’s court on Friday 30 September.