Boy charged over armed robbery at Douglas

March 22, 2023 6:55 am in by

A woman has been robbed at knifepoint inside her Douglas home.

It’s alleged a 13-year-old boy threatened the woman with the knife at Waterlily Circuit address around 8.30pm Monday.

The 23-year-old victim was unharmed, with the boy fleeing with her handbag and car keys.

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Police arrested three juveniles nearby, charging the 13-year-old with enter dwelling with intent, armed robbery and stealing.

He is due in the Townsville Children’s Court at a later date.