Two teens will face court over an alleged bakery robbery in Pottsville.
Two teens will face court over an alleged bakery robbery in Pottsville. serggn

Teens charged after Pottsville bakery robbery

POLICE have charged two teenage boys over an alleged break-in and armed robbery at a Pottsville bakery on Saturday night.

Two men, 22 and 17, were working at the Overall Dr, Pottsville bakery when the two teens allegedly entered the rear of the store about 11.30pm.

The boys allegedly threatened the employees with a knife and demanded money.

The employees handed over cash and the intruders ran from the location. No one was injured during the robbery.

Tweed/Byron LAC officers patrolled the area and stopped two boys, aged 16 and 17, nearby.

Police allegedly located a knife on one of the boys and cannabis on the other.

They found another knife on the ground nearby. Police seized the knives and cannabis and arrested the boys.

The 17-year-old was charged with aggravated break and enter and committing a serious indictable offence in company, robbery in company, possessing a prohibited drug, and having custody of a knife in public place.

The 16-year-old was charged with aggravated break and enter and committing a serious indictable offence in company, robbery in company, and having custody of a knife in public place.

Both boys were given strict bail and are due to face a children’s court on April 1.



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