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Hunt for northern suburbs bandit
Hunt for northern suburbs bandit

Police are questioning a man about six armed robberies across the northern suburbs last night.

At one of the incidents the offender was armed with a syringe and at another intimated he was armed with a gun.

The offences are believed to be linked, the first occurred 8.49pm at the Craigie Tavern bottleshop on Eddystone Avenue in Craigie.

At 12.51am the perpetrator robbed a Gull Service Station in Burswood.

He then moved on to a BP Service Station at 3.50am on Main Street, Osborne Park.

The man then targeted a Caltex Starshop on Wanneroo Road in Northlands at 4am and a United Petroleum Service station on Walter Padbury Boulevard in Padbury at 9.33am.

He was last seen at 9.52am at a Coles Express at the corner of Marmion Avenue and Marina Boulevard in Ocean Reef

Police said a 35-year-old man was helping Regional Investigations Unit officers with the investigation into the robberies.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The West Australian

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