Two charged following service station armed robbery in Orange

Police have charged two males following an alleged armed robbery at a service station in the state’s Central West this week, NSW Police say.

About 8.20pm on Monday 4 July 2016, two males, one armed with a knife, allegedly entered the store on Woodward Road, Orange, threatening the 33-year-old employee and demanding money.

The armed men left the scene with cash and cigarettes.

The employee was not injured.

Officers from Canobolas Local Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a home on Avondale Avenue, Orange, yesterday today.

During the search, cash and cigarettes were located and seized.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested at the location.

Shortly afterwards, police attended a home on Kent Street, Orange, and arrested an 18-year-old man.

Both males were taken to Orange Police Station and charged with robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon.

The 18-year-old was refused bail to appear at Orange Local Court today tomorrow.

The 16-year-old was refused bail to appear at a children’s court today tomorrow.

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