Southern District Detectives have a arrested a man following an alleged robbery early this morning.

Just after 2am on Monday 3 December, a man entered a service station on Dyson Road and threatened the console operator with what was believed to be a syringe. The suspect left on foot with an amount of cigarettes.

Thankfully staff were not physically injured.

A short time ago a 35-year-old man from Christies Beach was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery. The man has been refused police bail and is expected to appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates court tomorrow.

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