Schoolboy, 15, charged with threatening a delivery man with a gun...and stealing his pizza (From Thurrock Gazette)
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Schoolboy, 15, charged with threatening a delivery man with a gun...and stealing his pizza
A SCHOOLBOY has been charged with firearm and drugs offences after a robbing a pizza delivery man in Grays.
The then 14-year-old boy, who is now 15, struck as pizza was being dropped off in Mill Road, Grays at 10pm on April 16.
The delivery man was approached by him and several other men who threatened him with a gun, before stealing his pizza bag.
Within the hour, two local boys, aged 14 and 15, were arrested at Chafford Hundred Railway Station on suspicion of robbery.
They were later released on police bail pending further inquiries but these have since finished.
Now the boy, 15, has been charged with robbery, being in possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply and being in possession of a Class B drug.
He is currently on police bail until his appearance at Basildon Youth Court on Thursday, November 21.
The other 15-year-old boy who was on police bail has been released without charge.