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Stealing charges, Manunda

Detectives have charged a 15-year-old Cairns boy following investigations into an allegedly unarmed robbery on Eureka Street around 7.10am on September 10.

It will be alleged the boy approached another 15-year-old boy and demanded money.

The boy handed over a sum of cash after the alleged offender threatened to hit him.

The offender then fled on his bike.

The 15-year-old victim was not injured.

Detectives charged the boy with stealing and assault with intent to steal.

He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Children’s Court later this month.