Two teenagers have been charged over an alleged armed robbery on the state’s south coast yesterday.

About 5.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 4 July 2018), police will allege two males entered a store in Grant Street, Broulee; one armed with a firearm and a knife and the other holding a knife.

They allegedly threatened a staff member before stealing cash and alcohol.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, two teenagers were arrested in Broulee about 8.30pm yesterday and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with robbery while armed with dangerous weapon, and robbery armed with offensive weapon.

A 15-year-old boy was charged with robbery while armed with dangerous weapon.

They were both refused bail and are due to face a children’s court today (Thursday 5 July 2018).

Batemans Bay police are appealing to the public for any information in relation to this incident to call the station on 4472 0099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.

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