ACT Policing has arrested a 32-year-old man following an aggravated robbery in Mawson early this morning (Wednesday 11 December).
About 6.30am, the man entered the Woolworths Caltex in Mawson and threatened a staff member with a firearm.
The man took cigarettes and a small sum of cash before fleeing in a silver Ford 4WD that was previously stolen from a burglary in Wanniassa.
Police attended the area and obtained CCTV footage.
Based on the information gathered, police arrested a man in Phillip.
The man was taken to the ACT Watch House and is expected to be charged with numerous offences, including aggravated robbery.
Investigations are continuing.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]