ACT Policing arrested a 36-year-old Braddon woman yesterday (July 19) after an aggravated robbery at a service station in Braddon.
About 2.15pm police attended the Caltex service station, Lonsdale Street, Braddon after reports of an aggravated robbery.
A female offender allegedly approached a staff member and requested a packet of cigarettes. The staff member retrieved the cigarettes and placed them on the counter before the offender allegedly threatened the staff member with a knife, took the cigarettes and left the store.
A short time later, police located a female matching the description of the offender at the intersection of Lonsdale Street and Elouera Street, Braddon allegedly in possession of the stolen cigarettes and a knife believed to have been used in the robbery.
The alleged offender was arrested and conveyed to the City Regional Watch house where she was charged with aggravated robbery and will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (July 20).
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an armed robbery which occurred at the Caltex Service Station on O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah, July 20.
Around 3.15am two males, one armed with a firearm and the other with a knife, entered the service station and stole cigarettes, chocolates and a small sum of cash. No-one was harmed during the robbery.
The first offender, carrying the firearm, is described as wearing black pants, a dark top and gloves.
The second offender, carrying the knife, is described as wearing grey jeans and a light-coloured hooded jumper. Both men had balaclavas over their faces.
General Duties officers, Special Response and Security officers and Detectives from ACT Policing’s Territory Investigations Group conducted a search of the area. AFP Forensic Services also attended the scene.
Police are appealing for any anyone who may have been in the area of O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah, between 2.30am 4am to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.