Man to face court following Lyneham pub robbery

A 31-year-old Curtin man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 1 July 2024) charged over a robbery at a Lyneham pub over the weekend.

About 9.40pm on Saturday, 29 June 2024, the man and another man attended the pub, located on Mouat Street, before leaving the location about 10.30pm.

The 31-year-old man has subsequently returned to the pub about 12.15am on Sunday, 30 June, allegedly producing a knife, demanding money, and threatening staff. The man then fled the location with a sum of cash.

Police attended, and reviewed CCTV footage from the pub, which showed the alleged offender wearing the same clothes as when he had attended the pub earlier on Saturday evening. Staff from the pub were also able to identify the man following interactions earlier in the evening.

About 10.40pm on Sunday, 30 June, police attended a residence in Curtin, where the man was arrested.

He has been charged with aggravated robbery (offensive weapon), aggravated burglary (intent to commit theft).



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