Teens charged over bus robbery
Published Friday, 31 August 2012
Three teenagers are due in court after an armed robbery on a bus in Monkstown, Newtownabbey.
Buses in and out of Monkstown estate were diverted following the attacks. (© UTV)
Two 15-year-old boys are facing charges of possession of an offensive weapon, possession of an article with blade or point and two counts of robbery.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and robbery.
A masked gang, armed with a screwdriver, demanded cash from the driver in Monkstown estate on Tuesday night.
Bus services were withdrawn from the estate on Wednesday and Thursday evening because of the attacks.
The boys are expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Friday.