Man charged with 3 licensed venue robberies

The Entrance, Bateau Bay.

17 January 2018

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A man has been charged with three armed robberies in the space of four days, across the Central Coast and Mid North Coast.

The 21-year-old was arrested yesterday afternoon, after reportedly stealing money from licensed venues at the Entrance on Saturday, Kempsey on Monday and Bateau Bay on Tuesday.

He alelgedly threatened employees with a gun during each of these incidents.

He's been refused bail to appear in Wyong court today on seven charges.

In addition to the robberies he's been charged with two counts of take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, and be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner.

Police inquiries continue.

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