MEMBERS of the general public have put an finish to an alleged robber’s crime spree by making a citizen’s arrest.

Police say members of the general public chased and held down a person believed to have used an axe to carry up and rob the IGA grocery store at Gowrie yesterday (November 20).

In line with police, the identical man – a 30-year-old from Wanniassa – used the identical axe to assault a employee on the Manuka Newsagency earlier that morning, earlier than stealing money and working off.

The person has been charged with aggravated theft, possessing stolen items and a weapon, and breach of parole.

He has additionally been charged with a theft on the Kambah IGA on  November 13.

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