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10-year-old boy robs truck driver with toy gun

By 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.