Police arrest man over Somerton Park robbery, South Australia

A man will face court after he allegedly stole two bottles of alcohol and assaulted staff at a Somerton Park bottle shop yesterday afternoon.

Just after 4.30pm on Saturday 9 February, a man entered a bottle shop on Oaklands Road and allegedly stole two bottles of liquor. When challenged by the shop staff he threw one of the bottles at a staff member, a scuffled then ensued before the suspect ran off with the remaining bottle.

Police patrols were called to the scene and after checking shop security cameras, Detectives attended a nearby home at Somerton Park with a search warrant locating the suspect and the bottle of alcohol.

A 20-year-old man from Western Australia was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday.

There were no serious injuries from the incident.

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