Parmelia boys, aged 14 and 16, charged with crime spree

Parmelia boys, aged 14 and 16, charged with crime spree

ROCKINGHAM Detectives, with the assistance of Regional Investigation Unit officers, have charged two boys over a number of recent incidents in the South Metropolitan District.

It will be alleged that the two boys committed a number of aggravated burglaries, stealing motor vehicles as well as other offences throughout October.

Yesterday, police attended an address in Parmelia where both boys were in the rear yard.

It will be alleged the boys ran away from police over several fences and a 16-year-old attempted to fight officers, before being arrested nearby. A 14-year-old boy was arrested by police without further incident.

The 16-year-old boy, from no fixed address, has been charged with eight counts of fraud, three counts of steal motor vehicle, two counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of stealing, aggravated robbery, assault occasioning bodily harm and assault with intent to prevent arrest.

The 14-year-old boy, from no fixed address, has been charged with three counts of steal motor vehicle, aggravated burglary, stealing and breach of bail.

Both are due to appear in Perth Children’s Court today.