AT about 9.50pm on August 1, a young person attended the Caltex Service Station in Wingham where he harassed the service station attendant.
The young person left and then returned but the attendant had locked him outside.
The young person then removed a nearby fire extinguisher and left the service station, taking the extinguisher with him.
About 10pm on the same evening the young person then attended the Wingham Senior Citizens Hall. At the time there were a number of elderly persons inside playing cards. He knocked on the locked door and was met by an elderly male.
The young person spoke to the elderly male who walked out onto the footpath, before the young person ran inside the hall and took possession of an amount of cash that had been collected as a door fee.
He ran out of the hall, however the elderly victim was able to take hold of him, causing him to drop the cash before he decamped.
As a result of police investigations into both matters a 16-year-old Wingham youth was arrested and charged by police from the Target Action Group and detectives on Friday, August 16. He was given strict conditional bail and is to appear at Taree Children's Court soon.