ACT Policing arrested a 33-year-old Palmerston man following an aggravated robbery in Gungahlin yesterday (Saturday, November 2).
Around 11.05am the man entered the Civic Video Gungahlin store and threatened a staff member with an object wrapped in a plastic bag, claimed to be handgun, demanding cash.
The staff member complied, handing over a sum of cash.
Police attended shortly after and reviewed CCTV footage of the area. Based on information gathered, police arrested a man in Palmerston before executing a search warrant on a nearby house in Kosciuszko Avenue where police seized items in relation to the offence.
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The arrested man was taken to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with aggravated robbery and possession of a prohibited substance.
He will face ACT Magistrate’s Court tomorrow (Monday, November 4). Police will oppose bail.
Investigations are continuing.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]