Man charged after attempted armed robbery in Yass

A man will face court today following an attempted armed robbery in the State’s Southern Tablelands, NSW Police say.

About 4pm yesterday today, a 37-year-old man entered a business on Laidlaw Street, Yass.

Police have been told the man approached a female employee and demanded drugs.

The man produced a modified razor and threatened the store manager.

At this point, two police officers attached to The Hume Local Area Command, entered the business and witnessed the attempted robbery.

The officers secured the weapon and arrested the man.

He was taken to Yass Police Station where he was charged with attempted armed robbery.

The 37-year-old man was refused bail and will appear in Goulburn Local Court today tomorrow.

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