Man to face court over alleged robbery of Holt liquor store

Lachlan Roberts 28 November 2018

A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (28 November), charged with aggravated robbery after two males robbed a liquor store at knifepoint last night.

Around 7:45 pm, police attended a liquor store in Holt following a report a 23-year-old and a minor stole a carton of alcohol.

When the store owner stopped one of the males from exiting the store, the other male allegedly threatened him with a knife.

The two males then left the store with the alcohol. Police located both males at a nearby residence two hours later.

The 23-year-old man has been charged with aggravated robbery and police will oppose bail.

The other male will be summonsed to the ACT Children’s Court at a later date.

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