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Bottle shop robbery arrests

12 Aug 2019 3:25pm

Police have arrested a man and a teenager following a Prospect bottle shop robbery this afternoon.

Police will allege just after 1pm on Monday 12 August, a masked person entered a bottle shop on Prospect Road armed with a machete, threatened staff and stole cash.

The person left the scene in a silver Commodore sedan which was waiting outside the store with another person in the driver’s seat.

As a result of investigations detectives from Western District attended an address in Dudley Park and arrested a 17-year-old teenager from Salisbury North.

With the assistance of Police Dog Jax, patrols quickly cordoned the area and a second man, a 20-year-old man from Munno Para West was located a short time later.

Both the youth and the man have been charged with aggravated robbery.  They are expected to be refused bail and will attend court tomorrow (Tuesday 13 August).

Police investigations are continuing, anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.