A man has been charged with a service station robbery and driving offences after being arrested at Hamilton on Tuesday.

The man, 26, had been wanted for questioning over a series of robberies in Mayfield and

Merewether.

He was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and later charged with robbery in company in relation to the hold-up of a 7-Eleven store at Mayfield on December 4.

Investigations into another robbery at the same store – and a robbery at the Mary Ellen Hotel bottle shop – were continuing.

The man was also charged over a revocation of parole warrant, drink driving and unlicensed driving.

He was refused bail to appear in Newcastle Local Court on Wednesday.

Extracted in full from: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/the-newcastle-news/mayfield-merewether-service-station-robbery-man-charged/news-story/b616c3f5782425f5306447a97bea6fa8

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