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Two charged following alleged attempted robbery

A 17-year-old boy and a 29-year-old man will face court today charged following an alleged attempted armed robbery at Coffs Harbour yesterday.

Police were called to the intersection of Philip and Prince Street, Coffs Harbour, about 4pm, where they were told a 20-year-old man was walking south along Prince Street when a silver Holden Commodore pulled up alongside him.

Police will allege in court that the occupants of the car demanded the man’s shoes, before firing a shot in the man’s direction and fleeing the scene.

The 20-year-old man was not injured as a result of the gunshot.

A short time later, detectives located the Holden Commodore at a property on Prince Street.

During a subsequent search of the property, police allegedly located and seized a firearm, ammunition, electronic devices and cannabis.

Two men were arrested at the scene before being taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

There the boy was charged with assault with intent rob while armed with dangerous weapon.

He was bail refused to appear before a children’s court today.

The man was charged with accessory after the fact to an attempted assault with intent rob while armed with dangerous weapon.

He was refused bail to appear before Coffs Harbour Local Court today.


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