Charges laid over alleged armed robbery - Griffith

Wednesday, 25 October 2023 01:46:57 AM

A man has been charged over an alleged attempted armed robbery in the state’s south.

Around 9pm on Friday 20 October 2023, police will allege a man entered a service station in Banna Avenue, Griffith, and produced a firearm towards a staff member.

The man allegedly threatened the worker before fleeing the store.

No one was physically injured.

Officers from Murrumbidgee Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, investigators arrested a 36-year-old man on Animoo Avenue, Griffith, about 10.30am yesterday (Tuesday 24 October 2023).

He was taken to Griffith Police Station, where he was charged with an outstanding warrant, robbery while armed with dangerous weapon, possess unregistered unauthorised pistol in public place, and goods suspected stolen in/on premises.

The Griffith man was refused bail to appear at Griffith Local Court today (Wednesday 25 October 2023).