Armed robbery arrest

Armed robbery arrest

REGIONAL Investigations Unit detectives have charged a man in relation to an armed robbery in Waikiki on Sunday, October 6.

Police said a man entered a business premises at a shopping centre on Read Street, Waikiki at 4.30pm.

It will be alleged the man was armed with a knife and demanded cash from a female staff member. It will be further alleged the man took an amount of cash before leaving the scene in a white four wheel drive vehicle.

Yesterday afternoon, detectives searched a house in Quail Court, High Wycombe. A 27-year-old Waikiki man was arrested and a white Mitsubishi Pajero was seized.

A 27-year-old man from Waikiki has been charged with armed robbery. He was refused bail and is due to appear in the Rockingham Magistrates Court today.