Bottle threat results in no injury

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A 23-YEAR-old man escaped unharmed after allegedly being threatened with a bottle during an armed robbery in Beach Street, Frankston, 7pm, Saturday 17 November.

Police said that the victim complied with demands by two men to hand over his mobile phone and cash. The alleged robbers were later apprehended. One was released pending further inquiries, and then rearrested early on Tuesday 20 November. Police said he “violently resisted” arrest.

A 17-year-old Frankston North youth is expected to face a children’s court at a later date and a 24-year-old Frankston man will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court at a later date.

Acting Detective Sergeant Luke Holmes, of Frankston CIU, praised the “excellent work by patrolling police”.

First published in the Frankston Times – 26 November 2018

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