Boy charged with robbing Sydney supermarket at knife-point

A 16-year-old boy has been charged over a frightening armed robbery in Sydney’s south-west.

The robbery occurred at a small supermarket in Wiley Park just after 7.30pm on Monday 4 July.

Police allege four teenage boys, one of whom was allegedly armed with a knife, burst into the Hillcrest Street store and approached the counter.


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The group allegedly threatened the female attendant into handing over a stash of cash and cigarettes before running from the store.

Following investigations by detectives from Campsie, officers yesterday attended a home on Church Road in Yagoona where they arrested a 16-year-old boy.

He was taken to Bankstown Police Station and subsequently charged with robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon.

He was refused bail to appear before a children’s court today.

The three remaining offenders remain on the run from police.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.