No bail for youth accused of knife-point robbery

Samuel Forde

A youth was yesterday remanded to prison by a city magistrate on a charge that he robbed a man of over $100,000 in cash and items in an armed attack.

It is alleged that Samuel Forde, 19, on December 8th, 2018, in Charlestown, while being armed with a knife, robbed Patrick Paul of $35,000 in cash and other articles, which amounted to $183,000 in total.

Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield told Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan that Paul suffered injuries to his head and is still hospitalised.

Forde, who was not required to offer a plea, was subsequently remanded to prison and was told to return to court on January 2nd, 2018.

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