Charges over attempted armed robbery

June 30, 2023 6:46 am in by

police sign new againA South Melbourne man has been charged in relation to an alleged armed hold up in Geelong’s CBD.

He allegedly went into the Ryrie Street jeweller with a fake gun on June 20, assaulting a customer before taking off on a scooter.

No-one was injured.

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Police raided a South Melbourne property on Wednesday, allegedly finding a gel blaster, electric scooters, an electric bike and quantity of drugs.

A 37-year-old has been charged with offences including robbery, handle stolen goods and drug possession.

He faced the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday evening.

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