Police make arrest – Assault with intent to steal in Alice Springs

Three people have been charged and will appear before court following an attempted armed robbery in Alice Springs yesterday.

Just after 1pm two males and a female entered a service station on Spearwood Road where it is alleged the female threatened a service attendant with a weapon and demanded money.

The victim managed to dodge the female and weapon, and activate an alarm, alerting police.

The three people fled the area, but were arrested a short time later by front line officers, Strike Force Winx and Police Dog Loki.

A 23-year-old man and a male and female youth both aged 16 were charged with one count each of Assault with intent to steal and will appear before court today.