ACT Policing has charged a 31-year-old Bonython man following an aggravated robbery in Braddon last night (Thursday, September 16).
Around 6.20pm a couple parked their car in the car park of Allawah flats. Shortly after parking the vehicle a man approached them and demanded the keys to their car.
The couple handed over the keys but kept the immobiliser key and ran to the Canberra Centre. The offender tried to start the car however was unable to do so and followed the couple into the Canberra Centre. The offender approached the victims again then left the centre.
The offender was later found by police and arrested.
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The man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with aggravated robbery and possessing an offensive weapon with intent.