Elisa Seeber, 21 November 2015

POLICE have arrested a man after an alleged armed holdup at a petrol station in Malaga on Saturday afternoon.

Police allege the man entered the Caltex Service Station on the corner of Beach Road and Crocker Drive at 1.10pm brandishing an edged weapon and making threats to staff.

It is alleged he then demanded money before fleeing on foot with an amount of cash.

The man was caught by police a short time later and is being interviewed.

Extracted in full from Perth Now.