Teen charged with armed robbery in Fairfield

A teen has been charged and investigations continue following an armed robbery in Fairfield yesterday.

About 3.30pm (Wednesday, October 12), a 15-year-old teen became involved in an argument with two other teens on the corner of Dale Street and Vine Street.

One of the two teens allegedly produced a knife and robbed the 15-year-old of a watch and wallet, before they both ran off towards Fairfield Railway Station.

The victim contacted police who arrested one of the teens nearby. A search of the teen allegedly located the watch and wallet.

The 15-year-old teen was taken to Fairfield Police Station where he was charged with robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon in company.

He was refused bail and will appear at a children’s court today (Thursday, October 13).

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward and contact Fairfield Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Information can be given anonymously.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.