Detectives from the Northern Beaches Police Area command have commenced an investigation into an aggravated break and enter at Manly Wharf bar. Manly Observer has been informed it will be alleged that a number of teenagers broke into the premises before 4am and stole and consumed alcohol.
Later, about 4.20am today, two teenage boys (14 and 17) reported to police they’d been assaulted on the esplanade (toward the Skiff) by a group of four people – three males and one female – and had a phone stolen.
We were informed that three of the accused juveniles were apprehended at while attempting to catch a ferry home.
This morning, Friday 18 March, police confirmed that a 14-year-old boy was cautioned, a second 14-year-old boy was charged with breach of bail and appeared in a Children’s court yesterday (Thursday).
An 11-year-old boy was charged with larceny, use of an offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence, and aggravated robbery. He was granted conditional bail to appear at a Children’s court on Wednesday 6 April 2022.
If travelling through the Esplanade and near the playground near the toilet block please be mindful of significant amounts of broken glass in the area.
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