Police have charged a teenage boy and a 20-year-old man in connection with a service station armed robbery in Leda.

A staff member was allegedly threatened with a screwdriver at the service station on the corner of Fielman Drive and Gilmore Avenue at 5am on Saturday.

The teenager and man allegedly demanded cash and cigarettes before they fled on foot.

Police confirmed the pair had been arrested and charged with aggravated armed robbery.

The 20-year-old will appear in Perth Magistrate Court on Sunday and the 16-year-old will appear in Perth Children’s Court on Monday.

Extracted in full from Perth Now