More teens charged over assaults and robbery

August 21, 2023 10:37 am in by

Police have charged more teenagers after three people were allegedly assaulted during an attempted robbery in Mooloolaba earlier this month.

It is alleged around 6.30pm on Saturday, August 12, a group of approximately 10 teenagers entered a River Esplanade shop and stole drinks from a fridge.

Two shop assistants, a 23-year-old Maroochydore man and a 27-year-old Maroochydore man, tried to intervene and were allegedly pushed to the ground and assaulted by the group.

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A 71-year-old Golden Beach man was also allegedly assaulted when he tried to help.

All three were taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for treatment.

Last week, a 14 year-old Sippy Downs boy was taken into police custody and is being dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

Since then, a 15-year-old Sippy Downs boy, a 15 year-old Palmview boy and a 15-year-old Buderim girl have also been charged and are being dealt with under the Act.