A Titahi Bay teenager charged after 11 people were allegedly approached by him with a knife in central Wellington on Wednesday night has been granted bail.
Police had charged Damien Williams, 17 with nine charges of aggravated robbery, assault with a weapon, demanding with menace, and possessing a knife.
It is alleged that between Cuba St, Manners St and Frank Kitts Park he robbed or demanded cigarettes, money and cellphones.
Wellington District Court judge Bill Hastings heard from his lawyer John Miller and agreed bail should be granted.
He imposed strict conditions including a 24 hour curfew and travel restriction not to come south of Ngauranga Gorge.
He also asked for a psychological report on Williams.
Judge Hastings remanded him until next month. Police had opposed bail.
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