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Weston skatepark murder trial hears machete-wielding boy 'bolted' as 'cowards' laughed

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By Blake Foden
Updated May 5 2022 - 8:09am, first published 7:00am
A police officer at the Weston Creek skatepark hours after the incident. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A machete-wielding boy says he "bolted" from the scene of a fatal skatepark fight in fear as the "cowards" he had failed to deter laughed and smashed up a car.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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