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Newtown teen arrested over armed robbery

July 31, 2023 8:09 am in by

police sign again GB 2020A Newtown teenager is one of three people charged in relation to an armed robbery in Werribee.

Police say a man was walking on Tower Road around 10pm on July 25 when he was approached by two unknown men.

The men allegedly produced knives and demanded his phone and wallet before running off.

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A search was held in the area from the ground and their air, but officers were not able to find the alleged offenders.

A series of warrants were conducted last Friday with three men arrested.

An 18-year-old male from Newtown and two men, 18, from Werribee have been charged with armed robbery.

They were remanded to face the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

Picture: File image [Geelong Broadcasters]

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