Bunbury Detectives have charged a 12-year-old boy following an armed robbery at an Eaton business on Friday, January 10.
South West District police allege the boy entered a hair salon on the corner of Crampton Avenue and Sanford Way about 2pm.
It will be further alleged the boy was armed with a knife and demanded cash from a shop attendant before leaving with a small sum of money.
It is understood that no one was injured in the robbery.
The 12-year-old was charged with armed robbery and is due to reappear in the Bunbury Children's Court on January 17.
Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has any information that may assist police with their investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Alternatively, you can report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au
Submissions can be made anonymously.