Four teenagers will appear in court over two aggravated robberies in the Sydney CBD on Tuesday.
About 1.50pm (Tuesday 22 September 2015), two 16-year-old boys were waiting for friends outside a computer store on George Street, when four teenage boys approached them.
One of the four males, aged 15, allegedly demanded property.
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The 16-year-old boys’ friends came from the store and they attempted to leave, when the group of four boys jostled them and continued to demand money.
The 15-year-old boy allegedly produced a knife, when his friend punched one of the boys from the computer store in the head a number of times.
The victims were chased by the four males; however were able to evade them. Police were contacted.
About 2.30pm, two boys aged 14 and 15, were approached by four males near the intersection of Harbour and Little Pier Streets, Haymarket.
It will be alleged three of the four males demanded the 15-year-old’s property, who complied and handed over a mobile phone, money and a travel card.
The fourth male chased the 14-year-old boy, before punching him a number of times in the head.
The four males fled the scene. Officers attached to Sydney City Local Area Command were notified of both incident and commenced inquiries.
About 2.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 23 September 2015), four males, aged 14, 15, 15 and 16, were arrested at a fast food restaurant at Central Railway Station.
They were taken to Day Street Police Station, where there were charged with assault with intent to rob and robbery in company.
The two 15-year-old males were refused bail, to appear at children’s court today (Thursday 24 September 2015).
The 14 and 16-year-old boys were granted conditional bail, to appear at children’s court on 20 October 2015.