Wanneroo: police charge men who allegedly bashed and robbed boys

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POLICE have charged two men who allegedly robbed two teenagers and smashed a bottle on one of the victim’s heads in Wanneroo last month.

Investigators have accused the men, aged 36 and 33, of accosting the two 16-year-old victims on Mangano Place near Ocean Reef Caravan Village on July 11.

They allegedly demanded the victims empty their pockets and grabbed one of them by the scruff of the shirt.

One of the men is accused of headbutting one of the teenagers and demanding he hand over his phone.

The other victim was then struck in the head with a bottle causing cuts above his eye, which required 11 stitches.

The boys ran to a nearby service station for help.

Officers charged the offenders in late July.

A Wanneroo man (36) and Dianella man (33) were charged with aggravated armed robbery.