spreads (14).gif

Man to face court following an investigation into alleged armed robbery in Narooma

A man will face court today charged following an investigation into an alleged armed robbery in Narooma late last year.

Shortly before 9am Thursday (16 January 2020) a 27-year-old man was arrested at a home on Marsh Street, Armidale and taken to Armidale Police Station, where he was charged with a number of offences relating to armed robberies in the New England region.

Following further inquiries, the man was charged with his involvement in an armed robbery in Narooma late last year.

Police will allege in court the man attended a service station in Narooma about 6am Friday 25 October 2019, in the company of a second unknown man, and used a tree branch, length of timber and a rock to smash electronic equipment before demanding cash and cigarettes from the service station attendant.

The two men allegedly fled the scene on foot.

The 27-year-old man has since been charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in Armidale Local Court on Monday 20 January 2020.

The second man involved in the incident remains outstanding.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for information about a second man who was allegedly involved in the incident at Narooma.

He is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged 18 to 20, with a thin to medium build.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Inquiries are continuing.

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available

NOTE to those wishing to comment: Tell us your name. First and second name. Make a comment and own it. Have a conversation but let the other person know who you are. No name - no publishing of your comment - simple. 

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts. 

Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.