Off duty police member apprehends armed robber

An off duty police member has apprehended a 39-year-old Kambah woman following an armed robbery at the BSW Liquor Store at Woolworths in Kambah yesterday (Sunday, 27 September).

Around 12.10pm a woman approached the service counter of the BSW Liquor Store and made demands for cash stating she had a gun in her bag.

The employee complied with the demands and the woman left the store with a sum of cash.

An off-duty police member who was in the area at the time chased the woman and apprehended her. The woman threatened the police member with a knife during the apprehension.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The woman was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, resist own apprehension with threat to kill and possess knife in a public place.

She will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning.

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