Latest: Boy, 15, remanded in custody in relation to Cookstown robbery

Hilltop Service Station was reported to have been robbed on Tuesday night

Hilltop Service Station was reported to have been robbed on Tuesday night

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The 15-year-old boy accused of robbing Hilltop Service Station in Cookstown was remanded in custody by magistrates in Strabane today [Thursday].

The youth was arrested by police on Wednesday following a report that the Cookstown shop was “robbed of cash” just before 10pm on Tuesday night.

He has been sent to a juvenile justice centre and is scheduled to appear at Dungannon Courthouse via video link on May 27.

It is also understood that the youngster entered no formal plea to the alleged charge.