NSW police charge man with armed robberies at Griffith

A man has been charged after allegedly robbing a pharmacy in the state’s south west yesterday.

Just before 9am (Tuesday 15 September 2020), police were called to a pharmacy on Banna Avenue, Griffith, following reports of an armed robbery.

A man allegedly entered the store and produced a firearm, before ordering staff to the ground and stealing a large quantity of prescription medication.

Officers from Murrumbidgee Police District attended and commenced inquiries.

A short time later, police arrested a 22-year-old man on Noorebar Avenue, Griffith.

He was taken to Griffith Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of armed robbery and two counts of possess prohibited drug.

Police will allege the man was involved in a second armed robbery at the same premises on Tuesday 23 June 2020.

The Goolgowi man was refused bail and is due to appear in Griffith Local Court today (Wednesday 16 September 2020).

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