Armed Robbery Arrest

At about 2:00 pm on the 13 February 2018 a male has attended the BWS Bottle Shop at the Wintersun Hotel BLUFF POINT.

Staff from BWS have provided assistance to obtain his purchase. The male has distracted the staff during which he ran from the store with alcohol that he had not paid for.

2 Staff members have attempted to retrieve the products from the male when he produced a knife which he was carrying and threatened to harm the employees.

Police have been called and 30 minutes later located a male walking in Spalding who matched the description and CCTV images that had been obtained.

A 41 year old Male from South Perth was arrested on suspicion and conveyed to the Geraldton Police Station where he was later charged with Armed Robbery.

He was refused Bail and is due to appear in the Geraldton Magistrates Court today.