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Police have charged a man with the armed robbery of a bank in Tweed Heads South last year.

About 10am on Tuesday 20 December 2011, a man allegedly entered the bank on Minjungbal Drive, carrying what appeared to be a double-barrel shotgun covered in a pillowslip.

Police will allege the man demanded cash from bank staff, before fleeing on foot with a sum of money.

Yesterday police raided a property in Banora Point, seizing a number of items.

A 20-year-old man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads police station, where he was charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon.

He was refused bail to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court.


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