Police charge two after armed robbery – Central Coast

Two men have been charged following an alleged armed robbery on the Central Coast earlier this week.

About 4am on Wednesday (15 July 2020), police will allege in court that a 21-year-old man entered a service station on Memorial Avenue, Blackwall, and threatened a 44-year-old male attendant with a rifle.

The man demanded cash and cigarettes before he left the scene with another man along Warrigal Street.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

Following extensive inquiries, a 24-year-old man was arrested at Woy Woy about 10am yesterday (Thursday 16 July 2020).

He was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with one count of in company rob while armed with dangerous weapon, one court of deal with the proceeds of crime, and three counts of possess prohibited drug.

He was refused bail to face Gosford Local Court today (Friday 17 July 2020), where he was formally bail refused to face the same court Friday 11 September 2020.

Following additional inquiries, police arrested a 21-year-old man at Ettalong Beach about 9.15am today (Friday 17 July 2020).

He was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with robbery in company whilst armed with a dangerous weapon and possess unregistered firearm in a public place.

He was refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court tomorrow (Saturday 18 July 2020).

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