Youth’s on the rampage

Written by on 21/01/2019

As heard on Territory FM Mornings with Mel Little

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ONE of Palmerston’s main shopping centres was the victim of relentless destruction last night.

At about 8.30pm a mix of seven youths and adults were filmed smashing and kicking in the glass doors at the Coles entrance of the Palmerston Shopping Centre.

The offenders were captured on mobile phone footage swinging bins at the doors, driving trolleys into the glass and then tossing the trolleys through the broken doors.

Pieces of glass were thrown at several security guards and two youths were shown beating the doors with a piece of metal.

One security guard was allegedly assaulted by a female offender.

NT Police arrested six of the seven participants, three of which were aged 12, 13 and 17 and were released for youth diversion.


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