A WOMAN has been charged after a teenage girl was allegedly robbed and held at knifepoint in a police station.
Police said the terrifying incident unfolded whilst the 16-year-old girl was waiting for her parents outside Bass Hill police station about 4.00pm on Tuesday.
“An 18-year-old woman, not known to the girl, approached her and allegedly threatened her with a knife, before demanding she hand over her mobile phone, which she did,” police said in a statement.
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“The woman pushed the girl to the ground, before she picked her up and walked into the police station with the knife held to the girl’s throat.”
It’s understood a senior constable on duty in the station called for urgent assistance before he negotiated with the woman to drop the knife and release the girl.
The woman was arrested at the scene and charged with several offences including armed robbery,kKidnap with intent to commit serious indictable offence occasioning actual bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and stalk/intimidate
The woman was refused bail to appear before Bankstown Local Court today.