Quick arrest for fast food thief

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AN 18-year-old Wanniassa man has been arrested after allegedly robbing a Weston fast food store last night and threatening staff with scissors.  

Around 9.20pm two men entered Subway, covering their faces with their shirts and threatening staff with a pair of scissors demanding cash.

The men then fled the store and were immediately confronted by police.

One man was arrested but police are still searching for the second offender.

He is described as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance approximately 170cm (5’7”) tall with a slim build.

He fled the scene in a blue station wagon with dark tinted windows, in the direction of Namatjira Drive. The car is suspected to be stolen.

The Wanniassa man has been charged with aggravated robbery and will face the Magistrates Court today.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has seen a blue station wagon matching the above description should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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