Police Charge Man With Armed Robbery At Cambridge

Taskforce Saturate has charged a 19-year-old Glenorchy man with armed robbery, after an incident at Cambridge on Wednesday.

It is alleged the man entered a store around 1pm and stole several clothing items. When confronted by staff outside the business, it is alleged the man threatened them with a knife.

As a result of several searches, the stolen property has been recovered.

No one was injured during the incident.

The man has today appeared before the Hobart Magistrates Court and has been remanded in custody to re-appear at a later date.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 – information can be provided anonymously (quote Offence Report 746121).

“Our community deserves to feel safe at home, out in public and in their workplaces,” said Inspector John Toohey.

“Taskforce Saturate remains committed to detecting offenders and enhancing community safety.”

“We will continue to target offenders and to charge them and place them before the Courts.”

“If anyone witnesses illegal or unlawful behaviour, or has information about a crime, they are encouraged to contact police.”

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