Man charged after armed holdup at Cooloongup fast food outlet

Man charged after armed holdup at Cooloongup fast food outlet

REGIONAL Investigation Unit officers have charged a man after an armed holdup in Cooloongup on last night.

It will be alleged around 7.40pm the man entered a fast food store on the corner of Ennis Avenue and Elanora Drive, and demanded cash.

Police claim the man indicated he was armed and staff handed him a small amount of cash.

Local police recognised his description and he was arrested a short time later.

An 18-year-old man was charged with armed robbery and he will appear in the Rockingham Magistrates Court today.