Arrest over aggravated robbery at Ngunnawal

Michael Reid 12 July 2016
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Police have arrested a man over an aggravated robbery at the IGA Supermarket in Riley Close in Ngunnawal on Monday.

At approximately 12.45am, a male entered the store and produced a large kitchen knife, and made demands for cash. The staff member complied before the offender exited the store and fled on foot towards Mirrabei Drive.

After viewing the store’s CCTV footage, police were able to identify a suspect.

Police attended the suspect’s residence in Gungahlin, where the offender fled upon seeing the officers.

A short time later the man was apprehended by police and the knife was located in a backpack in his possession.

He was due to face the ACT Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning.


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