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Police say a man has been charged after allegedly robbing a service station in Lismore.

About 2.50am on Saturday 17 October, police were called to a service station on Ballina Road, Lismore, following reports of an armed robbery.

A man allegedly entered the store, produced a firearm and threatened staff, before ordering a 19-year-old employee to hand over money.

The man fled the scene on foot with an amount of cash.

Officers from Richmond Police District attended and commenced inquiries.

A short time later, police were patrolling Brewster Street, Lismore, when they recognised a man fitting the description entering a taxi. Officers made further inquiries before arresting a 27-year-old.

He was taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with robbery whilst armed with a dangerous weapon and robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear in Lismore Local Court.


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