Teenager arrested following armed robbery in Woodend

A teenager has been arrested for allegedly being involved in an armed robbery in Woodend on Saturday, April 6.

Police said a group of teenagers allegedly approached a 16-year-old Woodend boy at a railway station on Urquhart Street about 11pm on Saturday.

It is alleged the offenders then threatened the victim with a knife, demanded his property and assaulted him.

He escaped from the group with minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

The offenders allegedly fled the scene with the victim’s clothes, and were last spotted on a train headed to Melbourne.

On April 7, officers arrested a 15-year-old Exford boy in Woodend in relation to the robbery. He is expected to be charged on summons and will face a children’s court at a later date.

Police are searching for other suspects involved in the armed robbery.

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au