Youth charged with armed robbery

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with armed robbery after a pizza delivery driver was allegedly attacked at Riverside on Saturday night.

Police allege that the driver was attacked with a weapon while making a delivery in the Romney Street area about 6.30pm.

The driver contacted police soon after from a local business.

Uniformed officers and detectives searched the area and during a subsequent search, located and arrested the male youth at a nearby residence. He appeared in an out-of-hours court sitting over the weekend charged with armed robbery.

The pizza delivery driver sustained minor injuries, and was discharged from the Launceston General Hospital.

Tasmania Police urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Launceston Police Station on 6336 3945.

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