25 January 2024

Teens allegedly robbed at knifepoint

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Riverina police have commenced an investigation into the alleged robbery in Junee. Photo: Shri Gayathirie Rajen.

Police are appealing for information after two teenagers were allegedly robbed in Junee earlier this month.

Police allege two teenage boys were walking along Broadway Street, near the intersection of Crawley Street, Junee, when they were approached by four people sometime between 10:30 and 11 pm on Monday 8 January.

The teens, aged 17 and 16, were reportedly threatened with a knife before the group demanded they hand over their mobile phones, portable speakers and a pair of sneakers.

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All four members of the group, wearing dark clothing and believed to be male, fled and were last seen running down Crawley Street.

Officers attached to Riverina Police District responded and commenced an investigation into the incident.

As part of inquiries, police are also investigating whether tyres that were slashed on two vehicles parked on Clarence Street sometime between 10 pm and 10:30 pm are linked.

Police are urging anyone with relevant information, CCTV and dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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