Service station robber arrested

A man will face court on May 6 after he was charged by police with robbery at a service station in Kariong.
At about 7:15pm on Friday, May 5, a man attended a service station on Mitchell Rd at Kariong.
The man, armed with a knife, demanded cash and tobacco from the console operator, who complied.
The offender fled from the premises and police were contacted.
Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.
Investigators seized and subsequently reviewed CCTV from the service station.
At about 12:30am Saturday, May 6, police attended a home in Mitchell Dve, Kariong, and arrested a 23-year-old man.
He was conveyed to Gosford Police Station where he was later charged with robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon and breach of bail.
The man was refused bail.

Media release, May 6
NSW Police Media

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