A quick response by Western District Police led to the arrest of an armed offender at Woodville North this morning.

Police responded to a hold-up alarm at a service station on Torrens Road, Woodville North just before 11am on Wednesday 26 January.

It will be alleged a man entered the service station and threatened the attendant with a knife. He left empty handed and was last seen heading along Woodville Road.

Fortunately, no staff were physically injured during the robbery.

Patrols arrived within minutes and located a suspect nearby in St Clair.

The 18-year-old St Clair man was arrested and will be charged with aggravated robbery. He will be refused police bail and is expected to appear in court tomorrow.

Extracted in full from: Armed offender arrested at St Clair, South Australia | Mirage News