Cigar Robbery at Servo Ends in Arrest

June 13, 2024 7:07 am in by
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A man has been charged for aggravated robbery after allegedly stealing cigars at a Mount Barker service station overnight.

Police were called to the Rainbird Drive servo at 9.20pm on Wednesday 12 June after a man allegedly threatened staff with a piece of broken glass and took cigars.

Police say the attendant was shaken, but not physically injured during the incident.

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Patrols obtained a description of the suspect and searched the area.

Less than an hour later, a suspect was located at a nearby address and was arrested.

The 30-year-old Mount Barker man did not apply for bail and will appear in the Mount Barker Magistrates Court later today.