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Charges laid over hit and run

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Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with multiple offences following a hit and run in Townsville, on Sunday morning.

Detectives say a man and a woman, aged in their 70s, were injured during a robbery with violence and hit and run that took place around 9am on April 4.

Following initial investigations, a 16-year-old boy was charged with four counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count of stealing yesterday.

He is appearing in Townsville Childrens Court today in police custody.

Police are continuing their investigations and it is anticipated that more offenders will be apprehended and charged over this incident.