Cou­ple in knife scare

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - News -

A TEENAGER is ac­cused of break­ing into a Dubbo home in the mid­dle of the night and threat­en­ing a 90-year-old man and his 87-year-old wife with a knife.

Po­lice said the youth threat­ened the el­derly cou­ple in their home at 1.30am on Tues­day be­fore flee­ing with their wal­lets and cash.

The 17-year-old was ar­rested at a home around the cor­ner from the crime scene on Tues­day af­ter­noon.

He was re­fused po­lice bail and ap­peared be­fore a chil­dren’s court yes­ter­day, and charged over the at­tack with ag­gra­vated break and en­ter and rob­bery while armed.

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