ACT Policing has arrested two people in relation to an aggravated robbery that occurred in Lyons yesterday morning (Saturday, June 22).
At around 11am, police attended the Lyons shops after reports that a man had entered the IGA Supermarket and threatened staff with a knife.
The man then fled the store with the cash register which contained a sum of money and was seen getting into a maroon Holden Commodore station wagon.
A short time later just after 1pm, police saw a vehicle matching the description in Weston.
A traffic stop was conducted and a search of the vehicle was undertaken.
Police then arrested a 50-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman both from Red Hill. They were then taken into police custody.
The offenders will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday morning. The man will be charged with aggravated robbery and the woman will be charged with aiding and abetting an aggravated robbery.
If you have concerns over the security of your business ACT Policing has Business Liaison Officers that can provide information on ways to prevent crime. To speak with one of our officers call 6256 7777.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]