Police Charge Man After Armed Robbery At Moree

A man will face court charged following an investigation into an armed robbery in the state’s north earlier this year.

About 7:40am on Saturday 23 March 2024, police were called to a business on Balo Street, Moree, following reports of an armed robbery.

Officers attached to New England Police District attended and were told two men, one armed with a screwdriver, threatened a female employee, before leaving with cash and cigarettes.

The woman was not injured.

Following inquiries, about 10.50am yesterday (Thursday 13 June 2024), police arrested a 37-year-old man walking along Sullivan Place, Moree.

He was taken to Moree Police Station and charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Inverell Local Court yesterday (Thursday 13 June 2024), where he was formally refused bail to appear at Moree Local Court on Tuesday 20 August 2024.

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