Teenager Charged Over Carpark Robbery

German Tourist Robbed

29 May 2018

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A 17 year old teenager has been charged with the alleged robbery of a German tourist in Somerville. 

Kalgoorlie Detectives charged the male teen as result of their investigation into the incident, which happened on Monday 14 May 2018.

The 50 year old victim was approached by two men just before 11pm as he was loading his car and trailer in a rec centre carpark.

It is alleged the two men assaulted him before stealing the 4WD vehicle and trailer. One of the offenders was armed with a knife and metal object.

The 4WD and trailer were later found, but most of the items inside the trailer had been taken.

A 17 year old youth from Boulder has been charged with:-

  • Aggravated Armed Robbery;
  • Steal Motor Vehicle; and
  • Possess Prohibited Drug.

He appeared before the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on 29 May 2018.

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