Police charge man over robbery

A man will face court charged following an alleged robbery in the state’s Central Tablelands yesterday.

About 2.45pm (Wednesday 18 June 2020), a man entered a business on George Street, Bathurst, and spoke to the shop attendant – a 41-year-old woman.

The man became argumentative and allegedly reached into an unlocked jewellery cabinet and removed a box containing a ring, worth about $500.

The attendant attempted to stop the man and allegedly pushed her to chest causing her to fall to the ground.

The man fled, pursued by the attendant, dropping the jewellery box.

Officers attached to Chifley Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, officers arrested a 34-year-old man at an apartment in Morisset Street, Bathurst about 3.35pm yesterday.

He was taken to Bathurst Police Station and charged with robbery.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Bathurst Local Court on Monday 29 June 2020.

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