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Footage has captured a knife-wielding boy causing havoc in a service station with staff revealing the drastic lengths they have taken to protect themselves.
CCTV showed the boy kicking running rampant and kicking the counter at a BP service station on Katherine Terrace in Katherine, the Northern Territory, on Sunday.
A staff member, who wished to remain anonymous, told Daily Mail Australia similar incidents have unfolded 'every couple of days' at the premises.
It comes as the Northern Territory grapples with a crime wave with assaults, break-ins and car thefts rife in the community.
A staff member at the service station said they have been forced to take matters into their own hands and arm themselves with anything they could find.
A youth has threatened staff with a knife during a terrifying armed hold-up of a Northern Territory service station, something the business puts up with 'every couple of days'
The youth repeatedly kicked the counter and protective barrier the BP Katherine Terrace manager erected to keep staff safe
'I've got fly spray behind the counter now and I've told staff to defend themselves any way they can,' they said.
'I don't know if anyone working nights can