TWO women threatened a mum and her young child before they allegedly stole the mum’s black Volkswagen Golf in Rivett on Sunday (September 8).
The women, a 23-year-old and a 19-year-old, made threats to the mum and child at about 3.45pm.
After investigations, police found the women travelling in a taxi in Rivett at about 3.15 yesterday (September 9). The taxi was stopped and they were arrested.
The 19-year-old woman has been charged with aid and abet an aggravated robbery, riding in or driving a motor vehicle without consent and she was also charged in relation to warrants for unrelated matters. The 23-year-old has been charged with aggravated robbery, taking a motor vehicle without consent and using an offensive weapon (vehicle).
Both women will face the ACT Magistrates Court today.
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