Police hunt gang of youths who wounded boys in Joondalup robbery

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POLICE are trying to identify a number of people involved in robbery and wounding incidents in Joondalup on Sunday September 24.

About 6:30pm two boys aged 13 and 14 were walking to the entrance of a take away food store on Joondalup Drive when they were allegedly assaulted and robbed by a group of 10-15 youths.

During the incident, one of the boys was thrown to the ground where he was kicked before having his shoes and mobile phone stolen.

The second incident occurred outside a take away food store on Dwyer Turn, Joondalup between 7:15 and 7:30pm.

A 17-year-old male and 23-year-old female were sitting on the kerb outside when they were surrounded by a group of males.

The male victim was pushed and punched before being struck to the head with a glass bottle.

The female victim had her purse stolen.

The male victim needed stitches.

Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with two counts of aggravated robbery in relation to the first incident.

He will appear in the Joondalup Children’s Court on October 17.

Detectives are hoping members of the public can help identify the others involved. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au