Robbery and Assault – Adjourned Undertaking, Charge Withdrawn

break-enter2Our client pleaded guilty to a number of charges on three different briefs. The charges included a number of thefts, possession of a prohibited weapon, attempted robbery, and the possession of cartridge ammunition without authorisation. A charge of unlawful assault was withdrawn after it was submitted that the police had filed the charge out of time.

Overall, the offences she was charged with were Robbery and Assault.

Our client was seventeen at the time of the offending, however 18 at the time of being sentenced. She had a significant prior criminal history and had received a 12-month Youth Supervision Order for robbery and affray the last she had been sentenced.

We represented the client at the Melbourne Children’s Court.

The charge of assault against our client was withdrawn and she entered a plea of guilty to the remaining charges. Following submissions, our client was sentenced to an undertaking to be of good behaviour for six months with conviction.

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