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Six teenagers charged over Bimberi riot

Category: Capital Radio News

Police have charged a number of teenagers over a riot at Bimberi Detention Centre several months ago.

Seven staff members had to be taken to hospital following the incident omn Ausust 26,  uring which a number of detainees allegedly tried to escape by stealing keys.

Six male teenagers have been charged with numerous offences including assault, conspiracy to escape, aggravated robbery and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

One has already faced court, while the other five will appear before the ACT Children’s Court either this month or in February next year.


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