Police charge man after armed robbery at Wyong

A man has been charged after an alleged armed robbery on the Central Coast.

Police have been told about 4.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 20 January 2021), a man entered a variety store within a shopping centre on Alison Road, Wyong, and allegedly threatened an employee – a 25-year-old woman – with a knife.

The man allegedly took money from the cash register before fleeing the store towards Wyong Train Station.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District attended the station and arrested a 49-year-old man following a short foot pursuit.

He was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon.

He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court today (Thursday 21 January 2021).

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