At around 4.20am on Sunday April 14, it is alleged a number of youths gained entry to a Simpson Street business, using a shopping trolley and rocks to smash the front glass doors, before removing a large quantity of clothing.
Police will allege the youths then hid the clothing in a garden bed of a nearby licenced premises, where two of the youths have also smashed windows of a vehicle parked in the rear car park.
At around 4.45am, it is alleged the youths then attempted to smash the front window of a Miles Street business, by using rocks and other implements. No entry was gained.
At around 4.50am, the youths then allegedly moved into the grounds of a nearby school.
Using rocks and other implements to smash a window, they gained entry to the office and caused significant damage.
Various property items were also stolen, including apple iPads, mobile phones and drinks.
A 9-year-old Healy boy was charged with two counts of wilful damage and one count of enter premises by break.
An 11-year-old Menzies boy was charged with one count each of enter premises, enter premises by break, attempted enter premises and wilful damage.
A 12-year-old Sunset girl was charged with two counts of enter premises and one count each of attempted enter premises and trespass.
A 13-year-old Menzies boy was charged with two counts of enter premises by break, one count each of attempted enter premises and trespass.
A 14-year-old Parkside boy was charged with two counts of enter premises by break and one count each of enter premises, attempted enter premises and trespass.
Investigations are continuing.
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