16yo refused bail over Anzac Day tomahawk robbery

UPDATE: A 16-YEAR-old South Grafton male will appear in Grafton Court on Monday to face charges arising from an armed robbery at a Pacific Highway service station earlier this week.   Police allege the youth drove into the BP Tornik at Clarenza around 4.25am on Monday armed with a tomahawk.   Coffs Clarence command duty officer Inspector Tony Milner said the young person demanded money, cigarette and personal items before leaving.   "There was only one employee working at the service station at the time of the robbery," he said.   Police arrested him at a South Grafton address at 5pm on Tuesday.   He was refused bail yesterday and remanded to appear next Monday.   >> An axe-wielding man robbed the Boundary Store in Queen St, Grafton earlier this month  

EARLIER: A 16-year-old South Grafton male will appear in Grafton Court today to face charges arising from an armed robbery at a Pacific Highway service station on Monday morning.

Police allege the youth drove into the BP Tornik at Clarenza around 4.25am on Monday armed with a tomahawk.

Coffs Clarence command duty officer Inspector Tony Milner said the young person demanded money, cigarette and personal items before leaving.

Police arrested him at a South Grafton address at 5pm yesterday. He is due to appear in a bail hearing at Grafton Local Court today.



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