Man charged following Mandurah armed robbery

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The 48-year-old has been slapped with a string of charges.

Regional Investigations Unit have charged a 48-year-old man after two alleged armed robbery incidents in the Mandurah district.

Around 5:15pm on Friday November9, it's alleged the man entered a pharmacy along Halliburton Avenue in Warnbro and threatened staff with a firearm, before leaving the area with a sum of cash.

The second incident occurred on Friday November 16,  when the same man entered a band along Kent Street in Rockingham. I's believed the manthreatened staff with a firearm but left the area empty-handed.

Police arrested the man on Wednesday and charged him with one count of armed robbery and one count of attempted robbery.

The man is due to appear in Rockingham Magistrates Court today.

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