Woman charged over convenience store armed robberies in Queanbeyan

A woman has been charged over several armed robberies in Queanbeyan.

Detectives from Monaro Police District established Strike Force Brays to investigate three armed robberies allegedly committed at a convenience store in Donald Road, Karabar, on Saturday 15 December 2018, Sunday 30 December 2018, and Friday 4 January 2019.

Police will allege on each occasion a woman armed with a knife threatened the employee before stealing cash and cigarettes.

Following inquiries, about 1.15pm today (Wednesday 9 January 2019), police executed a search warrant at a home on Southbar Road.

During the search, police located and seized a knife, cigarettes and clothing items.

A 37-year-old woman was arrested at the home.

She was taken to Queanbeyan Police Station and charged with three counts of robbery armed with an offensive weapon.

The Queanbeyan woman was refused bail to appear at Cooma Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 10 January 2019).

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