Arrest over service station robbery, SA

One man has been arrested and police are seeking another man after a robbery at a Mount Gambier service station early this morning, according to SA Police.

Police were called to the petrol station on Penola Road just after 1.15am on Tuesday 8 November.

Upon speaking with staff, it was discovered that two men had entered the store and allegedly threatened the attendant with a hammer. Police will allege the men then stole cash and cigarettes.

Fortunately, the staff member was not physically injured during the robbery.

Investigations by police led them to arrest a 25-year-old man from Mount Gambier. He has since been charged with aggravated robbery.

Investigations are continuing to identify the second suspect.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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