Series of armed robberies investigated and charges laid

A series of armed robberies on Sunday 6th January have been investigated by Regional Investigations Unit Detectives and have charged two people as a result.

It is alleged the couple stole a Toyota Echo during a burglary at a home in Queens Park, before stealing a bag in Wilson which contained the car and house keys for a home in Dianella, where they trespassed on the property.

It is further alleged during a 40 minute period, the man using a disguise and armed with a knife, and the woman driving the stolen Toyota Echo, robbed three service stations located in Karawara, Willetton and Langford.

Around 11.45am, the stolen Toyota Echo was located burnt out in bushland in Forrestfield.

A 26-year-old man from Thornlie has been charged with

– Two counts of stealing
– Two counts of Armed Robbery
– One count of Aggravated Home Burglary and Comit
– One count of Steal Motor Vehicle
– One count of Trespass
– One count of Aggravated Armed Robbery
– One count of Criminal Damage by Fire

A 28-year-old woman from Rivervale has been charged with:

– Two counts of Armed Robbery
– One count each of Aggravated Home Burglary and Commit
– Stealing
– Steal Motor Vehicle
– Trespass
– Aggravated Armed Robbery
– Criminal Damage by Fire.

They are both due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on January 16th 2019.

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