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Man arrested after deli hold-up in Blair Athol


11 Aug 2015 6:34am

Police have arrested a man after a robbery at Blair Athol last night.

Just before 6pm, a man entered a deli on the corner of Prospect Road and Leslie Avenue.

Police will allege he threatened staff with a needle before fleeing on foot with a small amount of cash.

A short time later, Police attended, and with the help of Police dog Kraze, located the man hiding in a yard nearby.

The 33-year-old Prospect man was taken to hospital for assessment. He was charged with aggravated robbery and was refused bail to appear in the Holden Hill Magistrates Court today.

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