Couple’s alleged crime spree throughout south-eastern suburbs ends in police charges

Couple’s alleged crime spree throughout south-eastern suburbs ends in police charges

A COUPLE who allegedly went on a crime spree throughout Perth’s south-eastern suburbs on Saturday morning have been charged with a range of offences by police.

The spree began when the pair allegedly stole a Toyota Echo from a home in Queens Park, before they allegedly stole a bag in Wilson which contained car and house keys for a Dianella home.

Police allege the couple went to the Dianella home and trespassed on the property, before the man wore a disguise and allegedly robbed three service stations in Karawara, Willetton and Langford armed with a knife.

His female companion was allegedly driving the stolen car at the time, which was found burnt out in bushland in Forrestfield at 11.45am.

A 26-year-old Thornlie man has been charged with two counts of stealing, two counts of armed robbery and single counts of aggravated home burglary, stealing a motor vehicle, tresspassing, aggravated armed robbery and criminal damage by fire.

A 28-year-old Rivervale woman from Rivervale has been charged with two counts of armed robbery and single counts of aggravated home burglary, stealing, stealing a motor vehicle, trespassing. aggravated armed robbery and criminal damage by fire.

They are both due to appear before Perth Magistrates Court on January 16.