A 23 year old man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery, among other offences, after an incident at a South Hobart petrol station yesterday afternoon. Police allege a robbery occurred at the Macquarie Street Caltex at around 3.55pm – a man, allegedly in possession of a knife, stole a small quantity of cigarettes and money before fleeing on foot. A search was underway for the alleged offender, who was believed to be wearing brown work pants and a black hoodie. A 23 year old South Hobart man was taken into police custody yesterday evening – police saying they charged the man with several offences relating to the incident. He was detained to appear before the Hobart Magistrates Court today.

Extracted in full from: https://www.7bu.com.au/news/tasmanian-news/113779-23-year-old-arrested-charged-with-armed-robbery
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