Police Charge Man After Aggravated Robbery At Bathurst

A man will face court today after being charged following an aggravated robbery in the state’s Central Tablelands at the weekend.

Just after 4pm on Friday (26 April 2024), a 56-year-old man was approached outside a business on Russell Street, Bathurst.

The 56-year-old was allegedly assaulted by another man, before he fled on foot with his mobile phone.

Officers attached to Chifley Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, about 4.20am on Saturday (27 April 2024), a 50-year-old man, already in custody for unrelated matters, was charged with aggravated robbery and inflict actual bodily harm.

He was refused bail and appeared at Dubbo Local Court yesterday (Sunday 28 April 2024), where he was formally refused bail to appear at Bathurst Local Court today (Monday 29 April 2024).

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