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Man charged with Singleton fuel station hold-up

Detectives have arrested a Golden Bay man in relation to an armed robbery that occurred at a Singleton fuel station on Sunday.

Its alleged about 1.10am, the man with his face covered and carrying a tomahawk entered the Coles Express on Mandurah Road and threatened staff.

It’s further alleged he smashed a glass door that led to the staff area and stole a quantity of cash and tobacco.

The 24-year-old has been charged with Armed Robbery.  

He is due to face the Perth Magistrates Court today. 

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Regional Investigations Unit Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at a Singleton fuel station on Sunday morning.

About 1:10, a man entered the Coles Express fuel station on Mandurah Road and threatened staff.

The glass door that was smashed.

He smashed a glass door which led to the service area, and stole cash and tobacco.

It’s understood the offender was armed with an axe.

It’s unsure how many employees were involved.

A source told Skeer Media the man was apologetic to staff when the incident took place.

Coles refused to comment when asked what support had been offered to employees.