Man charged over supermarket armed robbery in Coonamble

A man has been charged over an alleged armed robbery in the state’s west last month, NSW Police say.

About 7.20pm on Tuesday 25 September 2018, a 37-year-old man entered a supermarket on Aberford Street, Coonamble.

The man allegedly threatened the attendant with a knife, before taking cash and leaving the store.

Officers from Orana-Mid Western Police District were notified and attended the scene.

Following inquires, about 4.20pm yesterday (Tuesday 23 September 2018), police arrested a 37-year-old man on Castlereagh Street, Coonamble.

He was taken to Coonamble Police Station and charged with robbery whilst armed with offensive weapon. He was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Wednesday 24 October 2018).

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