Police charge 43yo man with armed robbery at a Subiaco chemist

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POLICE have charged a 43-year-old City Beach man after he allegedly threatened staff with a broken bottle at a Rokeby Road chemist and stole cash on the premises.

It will be alleged around 6.30pm on Friday evening, the man entered the chemist on Rokeby Road and threatened staff with a broken bottle.

He was given an amount of medication after he made demands and allegedly walked behind the counter and took cash from the till.

The man then left the store on foot, and was arrested by police a short time later.

He was charged with armed robbery and is set to appear at Perth Magistrates Court today.