13 year old boy charged with burglary

A 13 year old boy has been charged after he allegedly attempted to commit a burglary at a home in Mt Tarcoola. According to Police at approximately 1:45am yesterday morning two juveniles attempted a burglary. The youths entered a garden shed on the property and were surprised when they were approached by the home owner. The home owner was then threatened by the pair with a hammer before the youths fled the area.

Police conducted inquires later that morning where one of the perpetrators was arrested and charged.

Investigations will continue into the incident and the boy who was charged will face Geraldton Children's Court.