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.
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]