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Man charged with armed robbery - Plumpton

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 12:13:27 AM

A man has been charged following investigations into an armed robbery, and an attempted armed robbery at two fast food restaurants in Plumpton earlier this year.

Police will allege on Saturday 29 April 2017, a man entered a fast food outlet on Jersey Road and approached the counter where he allegedly produced a knife and demanded cash.

The attendant failed to comply and the man ran from the store empty handed.

About 1.20am that same day, police will allege the man entered another fast food outlet on Jersey Road where he again produced a knife and demanded cash.

The employee handed over a bag of cash and the man ran from the store.

Police from Mt Druitt Local Area Command attended both crime scenes and commenced a full investigation.

Officers from the Police Transport Command arrested a 30-year-old man at Tuggerah Lakes yesterday after a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon, and demand property with menaces with intent to steal, armed with intent to commit indictable offence.

He was refused bail and will appear in Gosford Local Court today (Tuesday 20 June 2017).