Armed Robbery - Cannington - CHARGE

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Regional Investigations Unit Detectives have charged a man as a result of their investigation into an armed robbery that occurred in Cannington yesterday, Wednesday 3 July 2019.

Around 3.35pm, a man entered a bank on Albany Highway, passed a note to a staff member and pointing to his waist intimating that he was armed. A staff member handed the man an amount of cash and he left the bank, getting into a green vehicle and driving away.
A short time later, the green vehicle was seen by police on Canning Highway Como. As the traffic was heavy, the driver surrendered to police and was arrested.

A 26-year-old man from Piara Waters has been charged with one count of Armed Robbery.

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 4 July 2019.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw a green coloured Volkswagen station sedan parked in the vicinity of the bank on Albany Highway Cannington between 3pm and 3.40pm or being driven between Cannington and Como soon after, are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au All reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously.