Boy, 16, responsible for Foodworks hold up

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TWEED POLICE have charged a 16-year-old boy with the alleged robbery of Foodworks Murwillumbah supermarket.

He was refused bail and appeared at a children’s court today Saturday, December 17.

Police said at 6pm on Thursday, December 15, the boy allegedly armed with knives entered the Brisbane Street supermarket.

He allegedly approached a female staff member, threatened her and demanded money.

The boy left the store with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

The woman was not physically injured.

Following inquiries, today (Saturday, December 17), a 16-year-old boy was charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon. He was also charged with possess prohibited drug.

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Hold-up at Foodworks Murwillumbah