A man has faced court charged over the alleged armed robbery of a man at South Tamworth earlier this week.

About 3.30pm on Tuesday (12 February 2019), a 35-year man had used an ATM at a shopping centre on Robert Street when he was confronted by a man armed with a knife.

It’s alleged the man was threatened and robbed of his cash before the armed man fled.

Officers from Oxley Police District were notified and launched an investigation.

Following inquiries, investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Central Avenue, Tamworth, on Friday (15 February 2019).

An 18-year-old man was located asleep inside and arrested.

He was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with robbery while armed with dangerous weapon, and armed with intent commit indictable offence

The Tamworth man appeared in Tamworth Local Court today (Saturday 16 February 2019) and was refused bail to appear at the same court on Monday (18 February 2019).

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