Crime and nourishment: Hungry teenager ‘holds up a delivery driver at knifepoint before stealing a pizza and a drink’ as police find him hiding in the bushes in his backyard
- An 18-year-old allegedly threatened a pizza delivery driver and stole food
- The delivery driver was completing an order at Elizabeth Downs, north Adelaide
- When he arrived an 18-year-old opened the door and threatened him with a knife
A teenager has been arrested and charged after he allegedly held a delivery driver at knifepoint and stole a pizza and drink.
The driver was completing a pizza delivery on Waite Street at Elizabeth Downs, in Adelaide’s north, about 10.30pm on Tuesday.
When he arrived to the house an 18-year-old resident opened the door and threatened the driver with a knife.
The driver was completing a pizza delivery (stock image) on Waite Street at Elizabeth Downs, in Adelaide’s north, about 10.30pm on Tuesday
‘[He] was armed with a knife, and the suspect stole the pizza and drink that had been ordered to the premises,’ Senior Constable Matt Brown told ABC Radio Adelaide.
South Australia Police were called to the property where they found the stolen pizza and drink inside the house.
They searched the property and found the 18-year-old man hiding in the bushes in the backyard.
‘As you can guess police were supremely confident of an arrest,’ Senior Constable Brown said.
The victim was not physically injured and the 18-year-old was charged with aggravated robbery and was refused bail.
He is due to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
A teenager has been arrested and charged after he allegedly held a delivery driver at knifepoint and stole a pizza and drink (stock image)