Teenage armed robber arrested by Geelong detectives

Detectives last night charged a 13-year-old boy following an armed robbery in North Geelong on Friday 14 August.

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The incident took place on Coxon Parade when a taxi driver was confronted by the boy, allegedly armed with an imitation firearm, demanding that he hand over his takings around 4:30pm.

After he was given an amount of cash the teenager ran off down the driveway of some neighbouring units.

The teenager was arrested a short time later was charged with armed robbery and remanded in custody to appear at a children’s court at a later date.