Police Make Arrest Over Alleged Armed Hold-Up

19 Year Old Refused Bail

3 September 2017

A 19 year old man has been arrested, charged and refused bail over the alleged armed robbery of a Kooringal service station in late July.

Police arrested the man yesterday, following investigations into the incident that happened at about 8.50pm, two men entering the petrol station with their faces concealed, one allegedly threatened the female staff member with a knife and demanded cash, while the other waited near the door.

The man’s been charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon, and also with unrelated fraud and property offences.

He’ll front court today, meantime, investigations into the robbery continue.

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