A man and teenager have been charged following investigations in the alleged robbery of a service station in the state’s central west yesterday.

About 3.35am (Wednesday 19 January 2022), two people in a 4WD stopped and allegedly forced entry into a closed service station on Dubbo Road, Wellington.

Police will allege the pair stole cigarettes and cash before fleeing the location.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended, established a crime scene commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, investigators arrested a 19-year-old man at a home on Cooinda Crescent, Dubbo, just after 12.45pm the same day.

He was taken to Dubbo Police Station and charged with aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence and be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner.

About 12.20am today (Thursday 20 January 2022), police were called to Lilydale Terrace, Dubbo, following reports of a person allegedly breaking into a car.

Upon arrival, officers arrested a 15-year-old boy nearby on Ellenborough Avenue, Dubbo, before he was taken to Dubbo Police Station.

He was charged with aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, aggravated break and enter dwelling in company steal, larceny value, possess housebreaking implements and face disguised with intent commit indictable offence.

They were both refused bail to appear before a children’s court and Dubbo Local Court today (Thursday 20 January 2022).

Extracted in full from: Latest News – NSW Police Public Site