10-year-old boy robs truck driver with toy gunBy Mason White 9:24 AM July 9, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A young boy was arrested on a charge of armed robbery after allegedly robbing a truck driver with a toy gun, police in Australia said.
Guildford police said that they have arrested the unidentified 10-year-old boy after being accused of holding up a truck driver with a toy gun on Wednesday.
According to the police investigation, the 28-year-old driver was sitting in his truck after making a delivery at a shopping center on Great Eastern Highway.
Around 4:30 p.m., the driver was approached by a small person. The suspect was wearing dark clothes with a hood covering his head.
He pointed a gun at the driver and made threats after pulling the trigger. Police arrested the boy not far from the scene, and he was found in possession of a toy gun.
He was charged with one count of armed robbery.