Two women have been charged following an investigation into an aggravated robbery in the state’s north.
About 2.30am on Tuesday (4 May 2021), police responded to reports a man had been assaulted and robbed by two women at a home on Drummond Road, Oxley Vale.
Police were told the man, aged 26, travelled to the location with the two women before entering the home.
It is believed one of the women was known to him.
It is alleged the man was then assaulted by the women who were brandishing knives and a syringe.
The man was continually assaulted as he ran from the home to a neighbouring property.
The women fled the scene in the man’s Toyota Corolla, reportedly stealing a wallet, phone and hearing aids.
The man was treated at the scene for minor lacerations, before being conveyed to Tamworth Hospital for further treatment.
Officers attached to Oxley Police District attended and established a crime scene.
Following inquiries, police arrested two women, aged 26 and 30, during a vehicle stop on Duri Road, South Tamworth, shortly before 12pm yesterday (Wednesday 5 May 2021).
The women were taken to Tamworth Police Station, and the stolen vehicle seized.
The 26-year-old woman was charged with robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon, aggravated take motor vehicle, and refuse or fail to submit to breath test.
The 30-year-old woman was charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon, aggravated take motor vehicle, possess prohibited drug and custody of knife in public place.
Both were refused bail to appear before Tamworth Local Court today (Thursday 6 May 2021).