Armed robbery investigations find more stealing offences

Armed robbery investigations find more stealing offences

POLICE have charged a man following armed robberies at two service stations and a string of stealing offences in Perth’s south-east.

The charges follow investigations into an armed robbery at an Armadale service station on June 13 and again in Belmont on June 16.

It is alleged in both instances the 42-year-old was armed with a knife and threatened staff while demanding cash.

Following further investigations into other outstanding stealing incidents, it is alleged the man was also involved in stealing incidents between May 13 and June 19 at liquor stores in Armadale, Gosnells, Canning Vale and Bayonet Head.

Regional Investigations Unit detectives have charged the man of no fixed address with two counts of armed robbery and seven counts of stealing.

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday.

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