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Man charged armed robbery

  • Man charged armed robbery

Man charged following armed robberies in Churchill & Moe

Armed Crime Squad detectives have charged a man following an armed robbery at a post office in Churchill and two attempted armed robberies in Moe.

It is alleged the man armed with a firearm entered the post office on West Place in Churchill on 21 April and made demands for cash which was handed over.

The attempted armed robberies allegedly occurred at a service station in Moe on the 19 April and a Moe post office on Thursday May 4.

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Police arrested the Morwell man in Moe on Thursday morning.

The 68-year-old man has been charged with armed robbery, two counts of attempted armed robbery and theft.

He appeared briefly in the Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court.